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22.09.2018

Noam Chomsky Visits Brazil’s Former President Lula in Prison

Noam Chomsky Visits Brazil’s Former President Lula in Prison

In news from Brazil, the world-renowned dissident and linguist Noam Chomsky met with Brazil’s imprisoned former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on Thursday. This comes a week after Lula officially pulled out of next month’s presidential race. Lula has been jailed since April. Speaking outside the prison after his… »

22.08.2018

‘Be careful about what you believe’ – Ken Livingstone on US, UK media bias & lies

‘Be careful about what you believe’ – Ken Livingstone on US, UK media bias & lies

 Ken Livingstone for RT, Published time: 20 Aug, 2018 14:32 Edited time: 21 Aug, 2018 09:55 Today it seems like we are in another Cold War. It was breathtaking to watch our PM Theresa May immediately blaming Russia for the poisoning of the Skripals before the police had conducted their investigation into… »

08.04.2018

Letter of Solidarity with the defenders of communication democracy in Brazil

Letter of Solidarity with the defenders of communication democracy in Brazil

As communicators and citizens of diverse countries of the world, committed to the struggle for the right to communicate and to the current democratic communication standards, we are witnessing a situation of institutional overthrow that has just taken another step forward in Brazil, in the Brazilian courts’ rejection on 5… »

01.04.2018

The ways of the Lord (money) are inscrutable

The ways of the Lord (money) are inscrutable

The resignation of the now ex-president of Peru Pedro Kuczynski, has been one more chapter in the complex network of corruption built between the Brazilian company Odebrecht and his companions of misdeeds of the public and private sector in Latin America. The judicial outcome of this case, made visible by… »

12.11.2017

George Orwell at the BBC

George Orwell at the BBC

I cannot think of anything more ironic than the content of the article published in The Guardian on November 7th : “George Orwell returns to loom over BBC” stating that an Orwell statue has been unveiled at the BBC’s studio piazza in London this week. Apparently, the work of art… »

19.06.2017

2nd Conference on Independent Media and Social Movements

2nd Conference on Independent Media and Social Movements

Signs of the Future With the tagline “Signs of the Future”, on the 22nd of June 2017 the 2nd conference on independent media and social movements will take place in Calabria66, organised by Pressenza together with other organisations and collectives. The aim of the conference is to give… »

19.12.2016

trommons.org: “access to information is a human right”

trommons.org: “access to information is a human right”

For the last couple of weeks, Pressenza has been collaborating with The Rosetta Foundation, an Irish NGO which created an open translation platform, Trommons. The Foundation aims to provide equal access to information by translating non-commercial projects into a wide variety of languages. This is a collective interview with… »

07.05.2016

…to surpass this final stage of human prehistory…

…to surpass this final stage of human prehistory…

A quick look at the social situation usually immerses many people in a “sea of outrage”.  The most aberrant news floods the mass media.  Migration crisis, mass hunger, insensitive politics, inhuman governments, wars, the threat of nuclear attack and other similar stories compete daily to occupy the front pages.  We… »

25.02.2015

Telephone shutdown in R.D. Congo puts women in danger

Telephone shutdown in R.D. Congo puts women in danger

Words and photos by LolaMora Productions Between the 20th of January and the 8th of February, Gislaine’s income dropped by 50 dollars a day – usually she takes between 70 and 90 dollars – from her business recharging mobile phones. The blame for this loss fell on the government which… »

18.10.2012

Trinidad and Tobago: Government obtains newspaper reporter’s phone records

Trinidad and Tobago: Government obtains newspaper reporter’s phone records

Reporters Without Borders calls for the creation of an independent commission of enquiry into revelations that Trinidad Guardian reporter Anika Gumbs-Sandiford‘s confidential phone records were illegally passed to a government agency.   The media freedom organization is also concerned about the effect of a smear operation against certain journalists and… »

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