By Lisa Glass / @lisaaglass
Currently, the value of global gender equality is top of the agenda for many Western governments and organisations such as the UN. The move to empower women and girls on a global scale is obviously in itself a positive step. However, the consequences of Western interventions in the global South need to be properly [...]
An excellent profile of Sark by Sarah Montague can be heard here.
The Island of Sark with a population of 600, became probably the most representative democracy in the world in 2008, with a ratio of one elected representative for every 18 constituents. It also has an “free” press as in free from state control, local [...]
The Professional Case for Withdrawing The Health and Social Care Bill from Daniel Saul on Vimeo.
It is now clear that though Accident and Emergency services will remain free at the point of delivery, everything bar sexual health services will not be statutory and may end being available in your local area. An excellent report by [...]
Below is a transcript we’ve received from representatives of Industrial Workers of the World Cleaners’ Branch
An extract of the transcript can be heard on this video:
By Adam Ford / @neon_black81
Twenty five thousand Kenyan nurses and associated health workers are continuing to resist, despite being sacked by the government for rejecting a union-brokered ‘offer’.
By Aaron Peters / @aaronjohnpeters
One writing collective recently referred to the ongoing global financial crisis, with notable acuity, as akin to a ‘dull explosion’. Into this vacuum, whose intellectual environment can only be characterized as one of inert propulsion, the interpretative tools of policy makers and the majority of academic economists alike simply no longer make sense. [...]
The misery of poverty and pain of austerity measures being undertaken in Greece though unprecedented in Europe, has happened in Africa, Asia and Latin America for centuries and in many countries on those continents continues to suffer its effects.
However the resistance to the troika has brought about not only fierce resistance but innovative forms of [...]
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Health workers in Kilkis, Greece, have occupied their local hospital and have issued a statement saying it is now fully under workers control.Read more →
by Adam Ford / @neon_black81
The United States government is aggressively ratcheting-up its drive for global domination, by menacing Syria, Iran and ultimately China. Though on the one hand American politicians speak of hopes for diplomacy, they are preparing for war with all three nations, in a reckless thrust which threatens the future of humanity. But [...]Read more →
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