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15.11.2013 PressTV

UK councils may outlaw peaceful demonstrations

UK councils may outlaw peaceful demonstrations

Campaign groups warn that peaceful protests could be outlawed across Britain because of a legislation, which grants councils new powers to criminalize behavior deemed capable of causing a “nuisance or annoyance.” Campaigners argue that the Anti-Social Behavior, Crime and Policing Bill could also be used to forbid youngsters from skateboarding, … »

13.11.2013 George Monbiot

Why Politics Fails

Why Politics Fails

Nothing will change until we confront the real sources of power. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 12th November 2013 It’s the reason for the collapse of democratic choice. It’s the source of our growing disillusionment with politics. It’s the great unmentionable. Corporate power. The media will … »

11.03.2013 Tony Robinson

We need to talk about… the Falklands

We need to talk about… the Falklands

(Here, Tony Robinson writies in a personal capacity about the recent Falkland islands referendum and issues of ownership) The issue of the Falkland Islands comes up frequently among my many Argentinean friends and as fierce patriots they proclaim their sovereignty of the islands and denounce in the strongest terms the … »

06.03.2013 Pressenza IPA

UK undermining arms embargo on Syria

UK undermining arms embargo on Syria

British Foreign Secretary, William Hague has pressed the EU to amend the arms embargo on Syria so that military equipment could be supplied to opposition forces. On 18 February the EU agreed to maintain the embargo, but on 6 March Hague confirmed EU agreement for UK training of opposition forces … »

15.02.2013 PressTV

Youth support for Scots independence doubled

Youth support for Scots independence doubled

London’s attempts to put up obstacles over Scotland’s independence bid have been aborted after a poll recorded a boost in support for the country’s independence. According to the poll’s results, the number of young Scots supporting the country’s independence has doubled to 58 per cent from 27 per cent in … »

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