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25.04.2018

Armenia Today. Peaceful demonstrations during 12 days achieve their objective

Armenia Today. Peaceful demonstrations during 12 days achieve their objective

By Ana María Mahserd / After 10 days of tension, peaceful popular demonstrations, arrests and violent police actions, the dissident representative Nikol Pashinian and his companions Sasun Mikaelian and Ararad Mirzoian were freed. Historical Recount In 2015, being president for 12 years, Serge Sargsyan decides to promote a constitutional change… »

25.04.2018

Windrush [UK] scandal: a historian on why destroying archives is never a good idea

Windrush [UK] scandal: a historian on why destroying archives is never a good idea

Dora Vargha, University of Exeter for the Conversation Archival practices rarely make headlines. Databases are sexy, archives less so – at least for most people. Whenever we do read about archives, it’s almost exclusively in the context of something disappearing. Apparently, we never know a good thing until… »

25.04.2018

Greece: Government Defies Court on Asylum Seekers

Greece: Government Defies Court on Asylum Seekers

The Greek government’s move on April 20, 2018, overturning a binding court ruling ordering it to end its abusive policy of trapping asylum seekers on Greece’s islands raises rule of law concerns, 21 human rights and humanitarian organizations said today. Rather than carrying out the April 17 ruling by the… »

23.04.2018

Fox in the Henhouse: Why Interest Rates Are Rising

Fox in the Henhouse: Why Interest Rates Are Rising

The Federal Reserve calls itself independent, but it is independent only of government. It marches to the drums of the banks that are its private owners. To prevent another Great Recession or Great Depression, Congress needs to amend the Federal Reserve Act, nationalize the Fed and turn it into a… »

22.04.2018

#EHF2018: We can tell a different story of human beings

#EHF2018: We can tell a different story of human beings

The European Humanist Forum in Madrid is approaching, and we would like to introduce further speakers beforehand in an interview. Alex Ross emigrated from the Swabian-Bavarian mountains to the Lüneburger Heide. After graduating from high school, she moved to Hamburg to learn a trade. Alex dedicates herself as an… »

21.04.2018

Open Line of Communication Between Korean Leaders

Open Line of Communication Between Korean Leaders

Seoul, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People”s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and South Korea opened today the telephone line that its leaders will use before their summit and as part of the approach and detente ongoing in the peninsula. The Seoul government said the channel connects the office of… »

20.04.2018

Stephen Lawrence: his death changed British law forever but trust in police has yet to recover

Stephen Lawrence: his death changed British law forever but trust in police has yet to recover

Benjamin Bowling, King’s College London for The Conversation The story of Stephen Lawrence, the teenager murdered in 1993 is distressing, infuriating and inspiring. Distressing because of the horrific way he died, stabbed by a gang of attackers on a London street, and frustrating because of the ineptitude of… »

20.04.2018

Indigenous Women’s Delegation To Europe Continues Push For Fossil Fuel Divestment By Major Banks

Indigenous Women’s Delegation To Europe Continues Push For Fossil Fuel Divestment By Major Banks

Infused with the spirit of their ancestors and unwavering determination to seek accountability and justice, an Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation will travel to Switzerland and Germany from April 20th to 28th, 2018. Despite rights violations and dangers to the health of the global climate, some of Europe’s most powerful banks… »

19.04.2018

Syria and Press Propaganda

Syria and Press Propaganda

By Margareth Kimberley, Black Agenda Report, 18/04/2018 Originally posted here “Trump protects himself with war as Democrats and the rest of the ruling elite support his militarism.” It is difficult for Americans to find out what is happening in their country and around the world. That is because… »

18.04.2018

[UK] Windrush generation latest to be stripped of their rights in the name of ‘migration control’

[UK] Windrush generation latest to be stripped of their rights in the name of ‘migration control’

Tendayi Bloom, The Open University for The Conversation Some of those who came legally to the UK as part of the “Windrush generation”, many of whom are now elderly, have lost their jobs, homes, and bank accounts after being unable to demonstrate their legal status. They… »

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