Europe

22.06.2018

ICAN Italy coordination body established

ICAN Italy coordination body established

In a meeting held at the International Women’s House, Rome at the invitation of WILPF Italy, the ICAN Italy coordination body was established with the text below. The coordination body has been equipped with an e-mail list and is setting up a website that will report on all Italian initiatives… »

14.06.2018

Jeremy Corbyn joins the silent walk for the anniversary of Grenfell Tower fire

Jeremy Corbyn joins the silent walk for the anniversary of Grenfell Tower fire

“Today marks the one year anniversary of the tragic Grenfell Tower fire – in which 72 people lost their lives. We remember those who died and renew our commitment to fight for justice on behalf of Grenfell Tower residents, their families and loved ones” writes Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in… »

14.06.2018

Sweden’s Military Madness

Sweden’s Military Madness

The government of Sweden has reinstated the military draft and sent a war propaganda brochure to all Swedes promoting fear, Russophobia, and warlike thinking. While my last name comes from Sweden, I’m writing this in the United States and will no doubt be obliged to acknowledge that the militarist threat from… »

13.06.2018

Grenfell Tower: how Twitter users fought off fake news to honour Muslim heroes

Grenfell Tower: how Twitter users fought off fake news to honour Muslim heroes

Joseph Downing, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) and Richard Dron, University of Salford for The Conversation For those who were present in West London on June 14, 2017, it’s a day they will never forget. Residents awoke to the smell of fire and the… »

12.06.2018

Switzerland fails to start a money revolution, but opens debate about a mechanism of economic violence

Switzerland fails to start a money revolution, but opens debate about a mechanism of economic violence

“This Sunday, Switzerland will hold an historical referendum on how money should be created. Watch this short video to understand what the vote is about – and share with your friends!” (Facebook posting by Positive Money Europe prior to the referendum). See Pressenza and Pressenza… »

11.06.2018

Colombians in London campaign for Petro’s humanised Colombia

Colombians in London campaign for Petro’s humanised Colombia

Images by Ancizar Morales In London, Colombian migrants have been campaigning extensively for the Presidential candidacy of Gustavo Petro. His programme, prioritising Peace, Health, Education, Diversity and Multilateral international relations, has attracted a large following amongst the young and is central to the Peace Process and reconciliaron in… »

11.06.2018

International mobilization against Trump’s immigration policy

International mobilization against Trump’s immigration policy

On 26 May, news broke out of the US on the Trump Administration’s unprecedented “zero tolerance” policy, inhumanely detaining and separating immigrant children from their parents at the US border, sparking a wave of protests in at least 30 cities across the North American continent. International protests and petitions… »

10.06.2018

The Case of Julian Assange

The Case of Julian Assange

by Paul Craig Roberts, 10/06/2018. Here is the original post   Julian Assange is a journalist, not a spy. Because he published leaked material that proved the duplicity and criminality of the US Government, Washington has had him locked up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since 2012… »

10.06.2018

A respectable result for the Sovereign Money Initiative (Vollgeld-initiative)

A respectable result for the Sovereign Money Initiative (Vollgeld-initiative)

Despite the campaign of confusion and fear run by our opponents and the misinformation provided by the Federal Council and the Swiss National Bank, an estimated 26% voted for the Sovereign Money Initiative. This is a respectable outcome and shows that many Swiss people have realised that the creation of money… »

09.06.2018

Belgian banking group to divest from nuclear weapons

Belgian banking group to divest from nuclear weapons

In a raft of new measures in the fields of environmental policy, human rights and arms-related activities, the Belgian banking group KBC announced on Friday the 8th of June that it “will also regard nuclear weapons as controversial weapons. Companies involved in the production or development of… »

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