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23.11.2014 Pressenza London

Occupy Democracy back in Parliament Square, London

Occupy Democracy back in Parliament Square, London

Republished from Occupy London Donnachadh McCarthy, author of ‘The Prostitute State’, former Deputy Chair of the Lib Dems and supporter of Occupy, was arrested last night at the protests at Parliament Square. The arrest happened when more than 200  #occupydemocracy demonstrators descended on Parliament Square, with the aim of creating … »

23.11.2014 Redazione Italia

Uncomplicated, In Afghanistan

Uncomplicated, In Afghanistan

By Kathy Kelly On November 7, 2014, while visiting Kabul, The Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, noted that  NATO will soon launch a new chapter , a new non-combat mission in Afghanistan. But it’s difficult to spot new … »

23.11.2014 Tony Henderson

…the vastness of it: Inmensidad – by Andres Koryzma

…the vastness of it: Inmensidad – by Andres Koryzma

I noticed a simple announcement on the Facebook page of friend Andres Koryzma, “Inmensidad by Andres Koryzma, for free on Grooveshark. So I got in touch to find out more. “I want to share with my friends a little bit of music. This product came about a bit late but … »

22.11.2014 Silvia Swinden

Speaking with forked tongues can win you an election

Speaking with forked tongues can win you an election

What better allegory than the Native Americans’ to describe Orwell’s “double speak” or the semantic violence of those who steal the discourse of the opposite view to increase their appeal amongst those who normally would not agree with or vote for them? The wolves in sheep’s clothing, (and why do … »

21.11.2014 David Andersson

President Obama and the Immigration Move

President Obama and the Immigration Move

New York 11/20/2014 – For immigrant activists who have been working for immigration reform for more than 10 years, what President Obama did today is what we wanted him to do when he was elected back in 2008. Instead the President decided to work with Congress and the Republican Party … »

21.11.2014 Silvia Swinden

Leaked documents on TTIP and Banking regulations

Leaked documents on TTIP and Banking regulations

We have already heard a lot about the TTIP toxic effects for the economy, lowering of standards for regulations about the environment, health and safety as well as the looming privatisation of public services, in particular Health Services, with governments being unable to develop their own policies as they will … »

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