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Model Friends

By Luca DiMatteo How many friends do you have? As a novelist and blogger, this question is put to me over and over. I’m always puzzled by what the question means. I have many friends that I have never physically…

Your Privileges Are Not Universal: The Eighth Newsletter (2021)

Greetings from the desk of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. By Vijay Prashad – @vijayprashad Stenciled in red on the walls of Santiago, Chile is a statement of fact: ‘your privileges are not universal’ (tus privilegios no son universales). This…

Face 2 Face with Harpreet Singh Toor

LIVE SHOW: Monday, February 22nd at 3 PM EST On this show we are speaking with Harpreet Toor, Richmond Hill resident in queens, running for City Council District 23. Mr. Toor offers his 30 years of experience and activism with…

How Anthropology Can Change the Future

By Rebecca Diers – SUNY Cortland Before going to college, I had never been exposed to anthropology in all my years of prior education. As I began to take courses in it, I was shocked that this wasn’t a more…

Blank Vote in a Democracy

Revolution of the Mind Series By Andreas C Chrysafis A paper for debate and discussion Original article published on March 19, 2018 and revised on December 16, 2020 Preamble Following the results of several elections in western democracies, they reveal…

Pence and Trump’s Final Meeting: “A Good Conversation”

By David Breitkopf O to have been a presidential pen in the Oval Office taking notes when Mike Pence met with Donald Trump for the last time, nearly a week after the insurrection of the Capitol. What has become timeline…

Face 2 Face with Luca DiMatteo

LIVE SHOW: Wednesday, February 10th at 3:30 PM EST On this show we are speaking with Luca DiMatteo author of Green Haven, a mystery novel happening in a nursing home. Mr. DiMatteo was a doctor who suffered an injury and…

Life Online: College Students’ Perspective on Remote Learning

By Rebecca Diers – SUNY Cortland With almost no warning, life for college students last year went from sitting in classrooms with their professors and peers to viewing them on a screen. Now, almost a year later, this is still…

“America Is Our Religion”

The Founding Myth and Christian Nationalism Intersect By Zoe Sullivan “I contend that America is a religion…Our religious symbols are guns and dollar bills. We hold those symbols to be sacred,” the Rev. Dr. Emma Jordan-Simmons told me on inauguration…

Face 2 Face with Nicolas J S Davies

LIVE SHOW: Monday, February 1st at 3:30 PM EST On this show we are speaking with Nicolas J S Davies author of “Blood On Our Hands: The American Invasion and Destruction of Iraq”. In his last article published in Pressenza, Mr Davies…

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