Politics

22.05.2015 Tony Henderson

Humanist Party, Spain, again enters the political fray

Humanist Party, Spain, again enters the political fray

“Nothing above the Human Being and no Human Being above another” Humanist Party (HP) Spain: The Election Campaign begins with the slogan: “Nothing above the Human Being and no Human Being above another”. Again – since it was founded in 1984 – the Humanist Party participates in the Local and Regional … »

22.05.2015 Tony Henderson

Labour Party UK needs to return to its roots

Labour Party UK needs to return to its roots

Labour MP Dave Anderson says his Party must beware of promoting individual self-interest above collective wellbeing. Born and bred in Blaydon-on-Tyne, now part of Tyne and Wear but once proudly in Durham County, I could not resist following up on the political affairs of this once thriving and central-to-the-area town, … »

13.05.2015 Pressenza New York

The de Blasio Road Show

The de Blasio Road Show

By Danny Katch – May 12, 2015 NEW YORK City Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to announce a set of national policy proposals on Tuesday, May 12–including a $15 an hour minimum wage and universal pre-K–that he is calling a liberal version of Newt Gringrich’s Contract With America, the … »

13.05.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

To Remember History, To Open the Future

To Remember History, To Open the Future

On May 9th, Victory Day in the world war against fascism, at the invitation of Russia´s President Vladimir Putin, I will visit Russia and take part in the celebrations in Moscow devoted to the 70th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War. This sacred day … »

10.05.2015 Pressenza London

British elections: two unions at stake

British elections: two unions at stake

Precarious Europe 9 May 2015, OpenDemocracy: Our Kingdom The Conservatives have won. Now Britain’s own union and its EU membership are under question The Conservatives have unexpectedly formed a majority government, with Prime Minister David Cameron declaring it “the sweetest victory … »

09.05.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

UK elections: first Quaker MPs elected in a decade

UK elections: first Quaker MPs elected in a decade

Two Quakers have been elected as members of parliament in the UK Government general election. Nineteen Quakers had stood as candidates. Catherine West took the seat of Hornsey & Wood Green while Ruth Cadbury (pictured) took Brentford & Isleworth [both for Labour Party]. They are the first serving … »

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