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26.06.2017

U.S. Conference of Mayors Opposes Military-Heavy Trump Budget

U.S. Conference of Mayors Opposes Military-Heavy Trump Budget

By David Swanson The U.S. Conference of Mayors on Monday unanimously passed three resolutions opposing the military-heavy Trump budget proposal, urging Congress to move funding out of the military and into human and environmental needs rather than the reverse. The three resolutions are numbers 59 and 60 found on… »

25.06.2017

‘Another world is possible’: Corbyn headlines Glastonbury stage with message of unity

‘Another world is possible’: Corbyn headlines Glastonbury stage with message of unity

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn used his spot on the Glastonbury festival’s main Pyramid Stage to hit out at “elites” that doubted his party’s election campaign, and reminded supporters of their power to affect change in the UK. Fresh from an election in which Labour unexpectedly gained seats, Corbyn addressed thousands… »

25.06.2017

Medicare for All: A Prescription for What Ails Us

Medicare for All: A Prescription for What Ails Us

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan President Donald Trump’s long-promised repeal of Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act, edges closer to reality, as the Senate releases its secretly written version of the House’s American Health Care Act—the very bill that Trump first championed, then recently reportedly called “mean.” The Republican… »

24.06.2017

Trump(lack of)care. Red alert for the UK Health System

Trump(lack of)care. Red alert for the UK Health System

If anybody had any doubts about the need to refund, reinstate, protect and develop the UK Health Service the process taking place across the Atlantic is providing us with all the reasons. US Senator Elizabeth Warren explains after reading the Trumpcare Bill: ‘This Is Blood Money’. “Senator has read Republican’s… »

24.06.2017

London Tower Block Panic

London Tower Block Panic

More than 800 households are being evacuated this evening in a major panic move by Camden Council. The spokeswoman for the council made an official statement a few hours ago: “I know it’s difficult but Grenfell changes everything”. It will definitely be difficult and change everything for those residents leaving… »

23.06.2017

You’ll Never Guess What Losing Democrats All Have in Common

You’ll Never Guess What Losing Democrats All Have in Common

By David Swanson It was curious to observe how much of Jeremy Corbyn’s successful campaign to rebuild the Labour Party was about foreign policy. Wars, he said, make us less safe, not more. Agreeing with him were: the obvious facts of the matter, voters in opinion polls, and apparently voters… »

23.06.2017

Several neoliberal mantras go up in smoke

Several neoliberal mantras go up in smoke

Obsession with privatisation, fiscal austerity, deregulation, free trade, and reductions in government spending in order to increase the role of the private sector in the economy and society have been the neoliberal agenda pervading the world economic system since the 70s’ after Friedrich Hayek was given the Nobel Prize in… »

22.06.2017

Day of Rage in London

Day of Rage in London

Marchers denounce ‘Corporate Manslaughter’ of Grenfell Tower victims ‘We have a responsibility to raise our voice for justice and equality in society,’ said one marcher by Jon Queally, staff writer for Common Dreams Outraged Londoners took to the streets of their city on Wednesday to express solidarity with… »

22.06.2017

Journalism for Peace and Nonviolence in Catalan

Journalism for Peace and Nonviolence in Catalan

Pressenza is delighted to announce the launch of its eighth language to its website platform.  The contribution both intellectually, academically and culturally from famous Catalans to the world is reflected in the works of people such as Ramon Llull in the 13th century through to Antoni Gaudi and Salvador Dali… »

22.06.2017

Asia-Pacific: Farming Rice and Fish Together to Reduce Poverty

Asia-Pacific: Farming Rice and Fish Together to Reduce Poverty

Rice is a major food commodity and staple food for many, and adding fish to flooded rice paddies has been a farming tradition practiced in a number of Asian countries for many centuries—even for more than 1000 years in some Chinese areas, the United Nations reports. With… »

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