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13.12.2017

To save Internet they helped create, Web pioneers demand FCC cancel Net Neutrality vote

To save Internet they helped create, Web pioneers demand FCC cancel Net Neutrality vote

More than 20 internet founders and industry leaders wrote an open letter warning Ajit Pai’s plan to kill net neutrality poses “imminent threat” to the web by Jake Johnson, staff writer for Common Dreams  Joining the revolt taking place in the streets and online against FCC [Federal Communications Commission]… »

09.12.2017

Survey shows gloomy public wrong about crime, immigrants and teen pregnancies

Survey shows gloomy public wrong about crime, immigrants and teen pregnancies

By The Conversation Bobby Duffy, King’s College London A new survey from Ipsos Mori reveals that the public in 38 countries have deeply inaccurate views about crime, terrorism and many other important social issues. And this is not just the result of random guessing – there is… »

09.12.2017

Jeremy Corbyn’s speech at the UN Geneva headquarters

Jeremy Corbyn’s speech at the UN Geneva headquarters

Human Rights, inequality, tax havens, refugees, militarism, climate change. A call for a better world by the Leader of UK’s Labour Party. Transcription Speaking at the United Nation’s Geneva headquarters today, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party, said: Thank you Paul for that introduction. And let me… »

07.12.2017

“We don’t want to repress”: Police in Honduras refuse orders to stamp out Pro-Democracy protests

“We don’t want to repress”: Police in Honduras refuse orders to stamp out Pro-Democracy protests

“We are tired. And our job is to give peace and security to the Honduran people, not repress them. We want all Hondurans to be safe.” by Jon Queally, staff writer for Common Dreams Amid widening violence and ongoing protests, members of the Honduras National Police force—including those within… »

06.12.2017

Opposite of Peace as Trump accused of ‘kicking hornet’s nest’ in Middle East

Opposite of Peace as Trump accused of ‘kicking hornet’s nest’ in Middle East

Declaring Jerusalem the capital shows “yet again his blatant disregard for international law” by Andrea Germanos, staff writer for Common Dreams With his usual braggadocio and familiar hypocrisy, President Donald Trump claimed on Wednesday that his official announcement for the U.S. to recognize unified Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and… »

04.12.2017

UK and other European governments are racing to the bottom on corporate tax despite Paradise Papers

UK and other European governments are racing to the bottom on corporate tax despite Paradise Papers

Press Release Tax Justice UK European governments are leading a race to the bottom which will see average global corporate tax rates hit zero by 2052, according to new findings out today. A detailed analysis of 17 EU member states and Norway reveals 12 governments have either just cut… »

02.12.2017

Jeremy Corbyn to Morgan Stanley: “Yes, we are a threat to a damaging and failed system”

Jeremy Corbyn to Morgan Stanley: “Yes, we are a threat to a damaging and failed system”

After Morgan Stanley warned that a Labour government could pose as much of a risk to British business as Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn posted a video in in his Facebook page saying that the investment bank was right to consider them a threat. “Bankers like Morgan Stanley should not run our country,… »

01.12.2017

MacBride Prize awarded to Jeremy Corbyn

MacBride Prize awarded to Jeremy Corbyn

INVITATION, International Peace Bureau MacBride Peace Prize Ceremony 2017 to award Jeremy Corbyn for his sustained and powerful political work for disarmament and peace. As an active member, vice-chair and now vice-president of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in the UK he has for many years worked to further the… »

22.11.2017

Chancellor misses a golden opportunity to raise money by tackling tax avoidance in the [UK] Budget

Chancellor misses a golden opportunity to raise money by tackling tax avoidance in the [UK] Budget

Tax Justice UK PRESS RELEASE | 22 NOVEMBER 2017 For immediate release Philip Hammond could have taken decisive action in today’s Budget to increase the amount of government funding available to support increasingly over-stretched public services, but he chose not to, according to the campaigning group Tax Justice UK. [1]… »

21.11.2017

Tax campaigners hand Prime Minister petition with 208,000 signatures in wake of Paradise Papers

Tax campaigners hand Prime Minister petition with 208,000 signatures in wake of Paradise Papers

PRESS RELEASE | 20 NOVEMBER 2017 For immediate release Contact: Will Snell, Tax Justice UK / +44 (0)7928 858882 / will@taxjustice.uk Tax campaigners hand Prime Minister petition with 208,000 signatures in wake of Paradise Papers Tax Justice UK, the country’s leading campaigning organisation dedicated to fighting for a fairer… »

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