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19.05.2020

Open letter to U.N. Secretary-General H. E. Mr. António Guterres and in copy to the U.N. General Assembly

Open letter to U.N. Secretary-General H. E. Mr. António Guterres and in copy to the U.N. General Assembly

His Excellency Mr. Antonio Guterres Secretary-General United Nations Headquarters New York City Dear Mr. Secretary-General, We are writing to you as International Fellowship of Reconciliation, a global movement seeking to transform, through nonviolence, the world away from endless cycles of violence towards justice, reconciliation, and lasting peace. As… »

15.05.2020

Sanders and Omar Lead 300+ Global Lawmakers in Call to Protect Developing Countries from Economic Ruin

Sanders and Omar Lead 300+ Global Lawmakers in Call to Protect Developing Countries from Economic Ruin

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) led more than 300 international lawmakers across two dozen countries in a letter to the leadership of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today, calling on the international financial institutions to cancel low-income countries’ debt in response to… »

14.05.2020

Face 2 Face with Lauren J Sharkey

Face 2 Face with Lauren J  Sharkey

On this show we speak with Lauren J. Sharkey, author of Inconvenient Daughter. As an immigrant from South Korea, adopted and brought here as a two-month old baby, she faced the classic stereotypes and discrimination. Lauren talks about the process of writing and publishing her first novel, which is coming… »

14.05.2020

National​ Shake Up Congress Protest and Car Parade​ on Saturday 5/16 Calls on Congress to Institute Monthly Stimulus Payments to the People

National​ Shake Up Congress Protest and Car Parade​ on Saturday 5/16 Calls on Congress to Institute Monthly Stimulus Payments to the People

Increasingly high numbers of Americans support monthly payments to the people during the Corona crisis, but Congress is not listening. ​As millions of Americans confront the economic reality of being out of work for months as a result of COVID-19 social distancing measures, ​bipartisan public support for the government to… »

10.05.2020

Face 2 Face with Guido Dettoni

Face 2 Face with Guido Dettoni

On the show we speak with Guido Dettoni, a multi-disciplinary artist, about one his work HANDSMATTER. In this piece, Guido has participants shape wax while blindfolded as a way to help them reach internal spaces where memories and emotions resurface and a reconciliation is achieved. This process relates to another… »

06.05.2020

Face 2 Face with Hannah Lupien

Face 2 Face with Hannah Lupien

On this show we speak with Hannah Lupien, Director of Special Initiatives at Queens Community House. As the Coronavirus pandemic impacts Queens’ population more than any other place in the country, social service organizations such as QCH have been faced with totally new and disproportionate challenges. Hannah speaks to how… »

29.04.2020

WPC Statement of Condemnation of the Decision of US Against Venezuela

WPC Statement of Condemnation of the Decision of US Against Venezuela

The World Peace Council condemns strongly the decision of the US Attorney General, on behalf of the US administration, to announce criminal charges against the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and other high ranking officials with the pretext of their alleged involvement in international drug trafficking. The US… »

27.04.2020

Face 2 Face with Stacey Rutland and Diane Pagen

Face 2 Face with Stacey Rutland and Diane Pagen

On this show we speak with Stacey Rutland, founder of Income Movement, and Diane Pagen, of Basic Income NYC, about the situation regarding Universal Basic Income (UBI) in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. Stacey is covering the campaign at the federal level, pushing Congress to urgently provide a basic income… »

25.04.2020

SATURDAY 4/25 #DriveforUBI Car Parade

SATURDAY 4/25 #DriveforUBI Car Parade

We’re CALLING YOU TO TAKE ACTION! Be part of the #DriveforUBI Car Parade! Come join a parade of protesters so that we together can tell Congress that they must stand with the people and include substantial, monthly payments in the next stimulus package. We get to make a… »

24.04.2020

Sharing Sorrow, Bringing Hope

Sharing Sorrow, Bringing Hope

The Joint Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Ceremony co-hosted by Combatants for Peace and the Parents Circle – Families Forum will take place on Monday April 27th. Broadcast live, around the world from Tel Aviv and Ramallah 5:30pm UTC, 1:30pm New York time, 6:30pm London time, 7:30pm Paris/Berlin/Geneva time, 8:30pm Israel/Palestine time. This… »

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