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15.01.2018

Face 2 Face with David Moscovich

Face 2 Face with David Moscovich

On this show we speak with David Moscovich author of “You Are Make Very Important Bathtime” (JEF Books, 2013) and “LIFE+70[Redacted]” (Lit Fest Press, 2016.), a print version of the single most expensive literary e-book to ever be hacked. »

10.01.2018

Largest Ever Settlement With City in Illegal Hotel Case

Largest Ever Settlement With City in Illegal Hotel Case

Owner to pay City $1.2 million in penalties and appoint a property manager to ensure lawful operation of buildings The Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement won the largest ever settlement with the City in an illegal hotel nuisance abatement case, it was announced today. The settlement requires that within 30… »

10.01.2018

Conversation with Billy Lawrence

Conversation with Billy Lawrence

By Jhon Sánchez, I met Billy Lawrence in 2002 while attending Southampton College. Billy, Will to his classmates, was taking MFA classes even though he was an undergraduate student. I think we both took Beginning the Novel, French and Russian literature with Kaylie Jones. One of those summers, Billy told… »

02.01.2018

The Lenape Center: A New Year’s Message about Peace

The Lenape Center: A New Year’s Message about Peace

Peace is not only the absence of violence nor is it only stability in one’s life or society. The absence of war does not preclude self-destruction nor does the absence of violence at home blossom only from healthy relationships. The absence of violence in domestic relationships does not preclude an… »

23.12.2017

Study on Municipalism in Spain for RLS-NYC

Study on Municipalism in Spain for RLS-NYC

By Vicente Rubio-Pueyo, A few months ago, I had the honor of being commissioned by Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung-NYC Office for writing a study on Municipalism in Spain for their publication series. It was released yesterday and it can be downloaded here in English and Spanish: http://www.rosalux-nyc.org/municipalism-in-spain/ This study… »

23.12.2017

A 2018, Republican Corporate Tax Cut Plan, Future of the World Prediction

A 2018, Republican Corporate Tax Cut Plan, Future of the World Prediction

By Jerome Irwin It doesn’t take a mystic to look into a crystal ball to realize that America’s new draconian corporate tax cut scam now is not only the greatest financial heist and political con to be committed in recent modern history, that will make the 2008 so-called “bail-out’ of… »

20.12.2017

Face 2 Face with Tom Cayler

Face 2 Face with Tom Cayler

On this show we speak with Tom Cayler, chairman of the Illegal Hotel Committee for Manhattan’s West Side Neighborhood Alliance. The committee works against landlords who push people out to convert their apartments into illegal hotel rooms, and thus decreasing the affordable housing stock in our city. »

19.12.2017

San Juan Noir, Conversations with Puerto Rican Authors

San Juan Noir, Conversations with Puerto Rican Authors

By Jhon Sánchez As a Colombian writer living in New York, I owe part of my literary influence to Puerto Rico. Writers like Miguel Piñero, Doña Julia Burgos, Mayra Santos Febres and many others have inspired my career. Every year, I have the fortune of attending El Festival de la… »

30.11.2017

Face 2 Face with Anaclara Valdes

Face 2 Face with Anaclara Valdes

On this show we speak with Anaclara Valdes concerning the challenges facing the indigenous community in Argentina. The Mapuches claim part of the Benetton-owned land as ancestral territory and the conflict has often erupted into large protests. »

26.11.2017

Global Divestment: Interview with Women’s March Barcelona

Global Divestment: Interview with Women’s March Barcelona

Day 2 of #16DaysOfGlobal — Today we are sharing the work Women’s March Barcelona has done in the area of Global Divestment. We interviewed Cecilia Gomez-Engler, an organiser with Women’s March Barcelona about the work they have done and how people can be involved in the divestment movement. How did Women’s March… »

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