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Japan, help us all win the Gold

Dear esteemed H.E. Mr. Ishikane Kimihiro, Permanent Representative of Japan to the U.N., Deep gratitude and respect to you. May I ask you to relay this message to Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide, and Parliamentary Vice-Ministers of Defense Onishi Hrioyuki and…

Pride, Prayer and Protest at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, New York

LGBT Catholics seek equal rights and equal blessings. LGBTQ Catholic New Yorkers rallied outside St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Pride Sunday. It is a tradition that goes back to 1984 when members of DIGNITY NY eventually won a legal right to…

Ex-Cop Eric Adams Takes Lead in NYC Mayoral Race in City’s First Election with Ranked-Choice Voting

We look at the early results from New York’s highly anticipated primary election Tuesday. In the heated mayoral race, Brooklyn borough president and former New York police officer Eric Adams is leading, but it will likely take several weeks to…

Julian Assange’s Father and Brother in NYC to Demand Journalist’s Freedom

John and Gabriel Shipton, Julian Assange’s father and brother, traveled from Australia to undertake a nationwide tour of the U.S. from June 6 – July 2 to advocate for Julian’s release and to raise awareness about the importance of protecting…

Can Speaker Corey Johnson Do the Right Thing for the City and Humanity? Part 3

Today we have yet a new Treaty by nations tired of nuclear weapon states persistent delays, misinformation, and violations of agreements. The NYC Council back then repeatedly steered us back to focusing on the dire needs of the city and…

Can Speaker Corey Johnson Do the Right Thing for the City and Humanity? Part 2

On voting day, June 22nd, we’d want a Comptroller, a Mayor and a Council to herald and expand these values and this model in our town. Are nuclear weapons a worthy priority during this crisis time of Covid? Of course! …

Can Speaker Corey Johnson Do the Right Thing for the City and Humanity? Part 1

A City Council resolution, the cynics tell us, is “just words.” But the words in Resolution 0976-2019—which has languished for more than a year without a vote—very much matter. They point the way to a better and safer world. The…

Face 2 Face with David Rojas

On this show we are speaking with David Rojas, Colombian activist living in New York, about the serious situation in Colombia where at least 19 people were killed during protests opposing tax increase and inequality.

#SOSColombia in Times Square in Photos

Rally taking place in Times Square, New York to demand an end to the horrific state violence being committed by the Duque’s government. This protest is part of a global movement in solidarity with the Colombian people all over the…

NYC Rally in Solidarity with Colombia

May 5 2021 Manhattan, New York – over a hundred people have gathered in NYC in Solidarity with Colombia, as at least 19 people are dead in Colombia as protesters oppose tax increase and inequality. Photos by Helena La Rota…

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