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29.06.2016 Pressenza London

Jeremy Corbyn: I will not resign

Jeremy Corbyn: I will not resign

In his Facebook page Jeremy Corbyn replies to the Labour MPs who yesterday expressed a no-confidence vote against him. In the aftermath of last week’s referendum, our country faces major challenges. Risks to the economy and living standards are growing. The public is divided. The Government is in disarray. »

29.06.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

The myth of Just Deserts

The myth of Just Deserts

The Myth of Just Deserts In the USA things have not changed a bit since the following appeared on Rick Cooley’s Blog, September 1, 2013: Attacks on the social safety net, workers’ rights, raising the minimum wage and basically anything aimed at eradicating or ameliorating the enormous economic, political and social… »

29.06.2016 Tony Henderson

Timor-Leste vs Australia over disputed oil-gas and proximity rights

Timor-Leste vs Australia over disputed oil-gas and proximity rights

Australia is showing its worst side in its dealings with Timor-Leste over territorial waters claims that involve oil and of a lesser import to the big island, fisheries, by ignoring the smaller country’s legitimate rights which it intends taking to the international court. According to the tiny nation of Timor-Leste,… »

29.06.2016 Pressenza Athens

Two day summit of EU leaders on refugee issues

Two day summit of EU leaders on refugee issues

Here’s the joint statement released at the time 109 NGOs from networks across Europe met concerning EU and refugee issues. Joint NGO statement ahead of the European Council of 28-29 June 2016 NGOs strongly condemn new EU policies to contain migration At the upcoming European Council, European Union (EU) leaders will… »

28.06.2016 Palestine News Network

Turkey and Israel to normalize ties again after six years

Turkey and Israel to normalize ties again after six years

  Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım on Monday announced the signing of a Turkish Israeli deal to normalize relations between the two, after six years of ‘strained ties.’ Turkish and Israeli delegations on Sunday have met in Rome to finalize details of the deal. The Turkish-Israeli affairs were suspended in… »

28.06.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Have a Chilcot Fourth of July

Have a Chilcot Fourth of July

  This Fourth of July, U.S. war makers will be drinking fermented grain, grilling dead flesh, traumatizing veterans with colorful explosions, and thanking their lucky stars and campaign contributors that they don’t live in rotten old England. And I don’t mean because of King George III. I’m talking… »

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