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27.11.2014 Silvia Swinden

Snooper’s charter and political manipulation

Snooper’s charter and political manipulation

The “Snooper’s charter [Communications Data Bill] has practically zero chance of becoming law, say senior MPs. Labour’s Tom Watson and Tory David Davis say Guardian revelations mean data communications bill is probably doomed” read the headlines in a June 2013 Guardian article. “The chances of [Home Secretary] Theresa May … »

25.11.2014 Tony Henderson

The Grand Dame at Kolkata’s Fairlawn Hotel

The Grand Dame at Kolkata’s Fairlawn Hotel

The ringing street sounds of Kolkata had as if melted into the distance to a pleasantly bearable level as I requested a tall brown bottle of Kingfisher beer at the Fairlawn Hotel garden restaurant. At last, respite from the city din, and more than that… charming surrounds and a clientele … »

23.11.2014 Tony Henderson

Anti-corruption needs to be among UN’s development goals

Anti-corruption needs to be among UN’s development goals

“I think that an honest and responsive government should be one of the new UN goals. More transparency and less corruption is what is really needed to create a better and more just world,” says Mushfiqul Haque Mukit, a young Bangladeshi, has been chosen as the Bangladesh ambassador at the … »

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 the 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 … »

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