Referendum

Biafra: MASSOB Calls for referendum assisted by the United Nations after Nigeria’s quit-notice statement

Leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State Of Biafra (MASSOB) Uchenna Madu has announced that all the groups working for the peaceful restoration of Biafra will work together to restore Biafra through a United Nations monitored…

Exit polls show Swiss voting against quick nuclear power exit

In a referendum, Swiss voters came out against a quick phaseout of nuclear power. The main institutional opponents of the measure were the government and energy companies. Voters have decided against a timetable that would see Switzerland stop using nuclear…

Manipulating a referendum

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System for Occupy London This week Hungary had a referendum on whether or not to accept migrant quotas from the rest of the EU. The result of the referendum was strongly in favour…

Colombia: We need to learn peace

On the 2nd of October, the International day of Nonviolence, the people of Colombia went to the polling stations. After the agreement signed between the government of Juan Manuel Santos and the FARC on the 26th of September after four…

The European Union – An unfulfilled dream?

We are witnessing a historic moment in Europe. Hard-core, conservative politicians are occupying a vital space in European affairs and do not allow unifying thoughts, which would ensure the continuation of the European project, to be on the agenda. When…

Brexit won. Now for the real stuff

We woke up today to news of the British Exit (Brexit) from the European Union. Sigh The Chinese have a curse: “may you live in interesting times”… The Comic Book Store guy from the Simpsons once said: “there is no…

VIDEO Reports: Varoufakis and Horvat launch Democracy in Europe Movement 2025

Press Conference The Democracy in Europe Movement 25 initiated by Yanis Varoufakis, former finance minister of Greece, and Srecko Horvat, philosopher & author, was launched with a press conference at Volksbühne in Berlin. To provide an accurate account of the…

Apostolis Fotiadis: Europe speculates on the refugee crisis

Apostolis Fotiadis is a freelance journalist. He has reported on politics since 2005 with an emphasis on European immigration policy and ethnic conflicts in the Balkans. He is an analyst in Greek and foreign media. In early 2015, he published…

Greek Referendum: the possibility to stop being slaves

Foreign debt is the mechanism used to enslave countries and steal their wealth, through some local “supervisors”, let’s call them governors. In reality, with little energy spent buying, removing and putting in place supervisors, they have controlled the population of…

Towards the #Greferendum: Orange is the colour of inspiration

In dramatic and unexpected scenes last night, Greece gave a resounding OXI (NO) to the austerity measures imposed by the country’s credtors. Here our correspondent Marianella Kloka gives her reflections on what has been an astouding night, and what it…

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