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11.05.2016

Green Party UK platforms human rights abuses in Poland

Green Party UK platforms human rights abuses in Poland

The Green Party and the European Greens stand in solidarity with Polish human rights activists 8 May 2016 The European Green Party and the Green Party of England and Wales are supporting a tour by the Committee of Democratic Defence (KOD). Michal Chantkowski of the Sunderland Green Party will be… »

09.05.2016

July demonstration against NATO in Warsaw

July demonstration against NATO in Warsaw

The annual NATO summit takes place this year in the Polish capital, Warsaw and anti-NATO and anti-war campaigners across Europe are mobilising to make a symbolic protest against the increased militarisation of Europe which is leading to unnecessary tensions with Russia.  The No-to-war, No-to-Nato campaign has launched the following call… »

09.05.2016

Closing our wallets to nuclear weapons

Closing our wallets to nuclear weapons

In May, diplomats in Geneva resume discussions on how to create and maintain a nuclear weapons free world.  It is important for those discussions to include a range of options and activities that can be undertaken now- even by countries that don’t have nuclear weapons. We submitted a working paper… »

09.05.2016

France – Celebration & invitation

France – Celebration & invitation

Dear Friends, Here are some dates… 8 May 1945. End of WW2 in Europe. Nazis defeated. 12 May 1944. I was born in Paris under German occupation.  My grandfather had been seriously wounded in the trenches of Verdun during World War I. That made him a fervent champion of Franco-German reconciliation. … »

08.05.2016

We were there!

We were there!

That 4th of May 1969 was an unprecedented day without a doubt. Everything had been prepared, back in the city and in the place itself so Silo could give his first public address, and with a gathering facing the imposed restraints by the then dictatorship. People arrived from various Argentine… »

04.05.2016

TTIP—American Economic Imperialism

TTIP—American Economic Imperialism

Greenpeace has done that part of the world whose representatives are so corrupt or so stupid as to sign on to the Trans-Pacific and Trans-Atlantic “partnerships” a great service. Greenpeace secured and leaked the secret TTIP documents that Washington and global corporations are pushing on Europe. The official documents prove… »

01.05.2016

Hong Kong’s green Lantau island threatened by Gov’t Grey Cement

Hong Kong’s green Lantau island  threatened by Gov’t Grey Cement

Titled, THE FUTURE OF LANTAU, a series of comments on the  First-term work report of the Lantau Development Advisory Committee (LanDAC), by Clive Knoffke,  who co-author of the publication Lantau – Hong Kong’s Jewel, A Biodiversity Study of Lantau. Clive has resided in Hong Kong for over 40 years, and is a… »

01.05.2016

Drop the Just War theory and abolish nuclear weapons

Drop the Just War theory and  abolish nuclear weapons

The Just War theory has been around for centuries. Always used to justify a ‘just’ cause for which people – even innocent people in small countries – must be killed by big and strong countries – if at all they deemed it necessary to explain why they went… »

30.04.2016

Stop U.S. Intervention in Syria

Stop U.S. Intervention in Syria

The war in Syria appears to be heating back up.  A surprisingly widespread “cessation of hostilities” had reduced violence considerably for several weeks.  But U.N. sponsored peace talks got nowhere fast, with rebel factions insisting that the Assad government must go or they will keep on fighting.  Now all sides… »

29.04.2016

How will you fight for workers this week?

How will you fight for workers this week?

Dear readers, This is the season to stand with workers! Today, unions observe Workers’ Memorial Day to remember those who have died on the job and to renew the fight for safe jobs. And this Sunday, there will be demonstrations around the globe to commemorate May 1, International Workers’… »

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