Pressenza New York

News from the Pressenza Bureau in New York, United States

Why Are Colombian Election Candidates Auditioning in Washington?

Staging a vice-presidential candidates debate in the runup to Colombia’s May 29th national elections was entirely appropriate. Nevertheless, the location of the event in Washington and its promotion by US-state functionaries requires some explanation. Because of its venue and sponsors,…

NY Times Shifts Prowar Narrative, Documents Failure of U.S. in Ukraine

Suggests the U.S. End Its Proxy War on Russia By John V. Walsh The New York Times has a job to do – and it has done that job spectacularly well over the past few months. The Times is a…

Ukraine: A Criminal Comedy of Suicidal Errors

Most fascinating thing about the Ukraine war is the sheer number of top strategic thinkers who warned for years that it was coming if we continued down the same path. No-one listened to them and here we are. Small compilation …

Discussion about Chile’s new constitution

LIVE SHOW on Thursday May 19 at 9 AM EST A humanist look at this profound transformative process. There are few moments in life where we have the opportunity to make a major social transformation. Chile’s new constitutional process is…

War Madness

The psychiatrist I consulted In 1969 to “advise” me on my draft status said the war (in Vietnam) was a “mass neurosis.” I thought this was an understatement but I was glad he agreed with me. So I was, at…

International Days of Action for Peace in Ukraine, May 7 and June 25

When will the war in Ukraine end? It’s up to us!!! This devastating war is killing thousands, displacing millions, and causing hunger, inflation, unrest, and increased militarism globally. It is not far-fetched to foresee a protracted war that goes on…

Noam Chomsky’s Speech to the 2022 World Social Forum

Recorded by the Campaign for Peace, Disarmament & Common Security on April 29, 2022. Last week, for today’s World Social Forum, we were privileged to record what I think is perhaps Noam Chomsky’s most profound and urgently important speech.  

Mary T. Yelenick’s Letter Published Today in “The New York Times”

To the Editor: Re “U.S. Vows to Dull Russia’s Capacity to Act Militarily” (front page, April 26): However one might view the morality, let alone wisdom, of Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine, it seems clear that one motivation was…

All search engines are effectively controlled by the U.S. Government.

Because it has become widely known that Google search-results exclude any find that proves the falsehood of the U.S. Government’s key allegations regarding international relations (such as the U.S. Government’s allegation that Ukraine’s Government is not controlled by racist fascists…

Statement of The Ukrainian Pacifist Movement Against Perpetuation of War

Ukrainian Pacifist Movement is gravely concerned about the active burning of bridges for a peaceful resolution of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine on both sides and signals of intentions to continue the bloodshed indefinitely to achieve some sovereign ambitions. We…

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