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15.07.2017

Jeremy Corbyn talks with Naomi Klein about creating a better world

Jeremy Corbyn talks with Naomi Klein about creating a better world

‘When people’s minds are opened up, there is no end to the possibilities,’ says Corbyn by Jessica Corbett, staff writer for Common Dreams “Social justice isn’t copyrighted,” U.K. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn told Naomi Klein in an interview published at The Intercept on… »

14.07.2017

The most foolish NHS privatisation yet?

The most foolish NHS privatisation yet?

By Michael Thorne 13 July 2017 for openDemocracy If private staffing agency fees are damaging the NHS so much, why on earth does the government keep trying to privatise the in-house agency set up to help the NHS avoid the problem? For the… »

11.07.2017

Hundreds of thousands gather in Turkey to ‘revolt against injustice’

Hundreds of thousands gather in Turkey to ‘revolt against injustice’

Opposition declares massive rally in Istanbul the beginning of a pro-democracy movement by Julia Conley, staff writer for Common Dreams Turkey’s opposition leader declared a new beginning for the country and demanded reforms to the country’s current government at a huge pro-democracy rally in Istanbul… »

08.07.2017

Beneath dramatic G20 clashes, a deep demand for a better world

Beneath dramatic G20 clashes, a deep demand for a better world

Tens of thousands descend on Hamburg, challenging policies put forth by Trump-type nationalists and Europe’s neoliberals elites by Jessica Corbett, staff writer for Common Dreams (watch the videos in the original site) With the focus on dramatic images of German riot police using tear gas and high-powered water cannons to… »

06.07.2017

EU challenges Trump on Tax Avoidance

EU challenges Trump on Tax Avoidance

PRESS RELEASE: Tax Justice Network EU letter ahead of Hamburg summit sets out clear demands on tax avoidance. The European Union has published a letter to EU Heads of State setting out their common position ahead of the G20 summit this weekend. The letter lays down a direct challenge to… »

06.07.2017

On possible surprise visit from Trump, UK resistance says: we’ll be ready

On possible surprise visit from Trump, UK resistance says: we’ll be ready

Any visit by Donald Trump on British soil will be met by nationwide mass protests.’ by Jessica Corbett, staff writer for Common Dreams Amid reports that President Donald Trump may make an unscheduled visit to Downing Street in the coming weeks, protesters in the U.K. »

05.07.2017

Brexit negotiations: why are the liberal media accepting the first lie of nationalism?

Brexit negotiations: why are the liberal media accepting the first lie of nationalism?

By Adam Ramsay 4 July 2017 for openDemocracy As I crawled through our new Brexit minister’s asbestos-lined maze of corporate lobby links, something became more obvious than ever. Most of the liberal commentary on Britain’s negotiations to leave the EU has… »

03.07.2017

A guide to “Constructive Disobedience”

A guide to “Constructive Disobedience”

DiEM25 3 July 2017 via openDemocracy To confront the Establishment head-on, and bring about the Progressive Europe that is desperately needed, we call on activists everywhere to practise “Constructive Disobedience”. What do we mean by this? Read on to find out. We founded… »

28.06.2017

A fatwa against sexual violence: the story of a historic congress of female Islamic scholars

A fatwa against sexual violence: the story of a historic congress of female Islamic scholars

By Mirjam Künkler and Eva Nisa 26 June 2017 for openDemocracy. Can women interpret Islamic law? Scholars who think so recently gathered in Indonesia, where fatwas were also issued against child marriage and environmental degradation. Can women interpret Islamic law? This… »

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… »

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