Europe

28.02.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

UK: Save Our National Health Service

UK: Save Our National Health Service

Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham today accused the government of plans to “open up the NHS to private bidders across Europe”, after it was revealed that any NHS contract over £625,000 will now be put out to tender. The changes were put out on February 6th as MPs headed away … »

26.02.2015 Guillermo Sullings

Greece’s choice: save the people or the banks?

Greece’s choice: save the people or the banks?

The recent rise to power of the left wing party Syriza with Tsipras as Prime Minister has renewed expectations about the paths that the country can take to resolve her crisis. Tsipras’s promise to put an end to the extreme measures generated favourable expectations, but the question that arises is … »

25.02.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Austria: Racist law approved to restrict Muslim freedoms

Austria: Racist law approved to restrict Muslim freedoms

In a decision that the Minister for Integration, Sebastian Kurz, called a “milestone” and that opponents denounced as racist and unfair, the new law: prohibits mosques from receiving foreign financing; demands that religious teaching be done in German; and makes explicit that Austrian Law takes precedence over religious beliefs. Around … »

25.02.2015 PressTV

Germany: poverty hits record high since reunification

Germany: poverty hits record high since reunification

Poverty has hit a record high in Germany in the post-reunification era, results of a new survey show. According to a study conducted by Germany’s Equal Welfare Association, results of which were published Thursday, more than 12 million Germans were classed as poor in 2013, a record high since the establishment … »

25.02.2015 Nino Galloni

But the problem for Greece is not the Debt!

But the problem for Greece is not the Debt!

On one hand, there is the drama of the Greek people who find their saviour in Syriza; on the other hand, there is a farce between the latter and the rest of the EU, which swings from the serious to the out of control – much to the delight of … »

23.02.2015 Pressenza Budapest

People over markets

People over markets

By Marianella Kloka*. We have almost had a month of coalition government since the elections of the 25th of January. There is no doubt that throughout this period we have heard things that the majority of Greeks wanted to hear, not only in the Greek Parliament but also during the … »

23.02.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Swimming with the sharks

Swimming with the sharks

OpEdNews ran an article which introduced how massive – educational in this case – debt was accumulated by the likes of Goldman Sachs derivatives but only as way to highlight how one US state avoided same, whereas the others were hard hit. This has interest – good word Batman – … »

21.02.2015 Pressenza London

Letter from UK citizens to the Argentine Embassy in London

Letter from UK citizens to the Argentine Embassy in London

London, 21 February- The Argentina Embassy in London has received from a wide range of personalities from various sectors in the UK – journalists, politicians, intellectuals and union leaders, as well as local activists – a statement regarding solidarity with the victims of the AMIA bombing in 1994, which also … »

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