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Exploitation of workers in the “first” world: United Kingdom April 20, 2014 20:59

Exploitation of workers in the “first” world: United Kingdom

A recent report shows the UK among the top five countries in the world in terms of highest minimum wage, at £11,250 per year,  [...]
 
Unemployed in UK: haunted and driven into poverty April 13, 2014 18:42

Unemployed in UK: haunted and driven into poverty

The insensitive policies of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have left millions of unemployed people without help (the official statistics show only [...]
 
Yehuda, Helga and other children of the Holocaust April 13, 2014 03:04

Yehuda, Helga and other children of the Holocaust

The story goes that in 1999 a group of students were left speechless upon discovering the forgotten story of Irena Sendler, a Polish woman [...]
 
 
The CIA is hiding from itself April 6, 2014 03:33

The CIA is hiding from itself

There is evidence of a marked interest by US intelligence in hiding their secret prisons; alongside the torture and abusive interrogations of prisoners in [...]
 
The liberation… of the city of Yabrud March 23, 2014 22:41

The liberation… of the city of Yabrud

Eclipsed by the events in Crimea and minimised through Western censorship because it was inconvenient for their propaganda: on March 16th the Syrian Arab [...]
 
Third anniversary of the Syrian Revolution: stop the massacre March 10, 2014 00:01

Third anniversary of the Syrian Revolution: stop the massacre

On March 15th, London will witness a protest in defence of this country that has been submerged in a war conflict for three years. [...]
 
 
Bangladesh, under threat of climate change March 2, 2014 00:01

Bangladesh, under threat of climate change

Having an unstable region that has become one of the most vulnerable states on the planet, Bengali farmers have united to preserve their way [...]
 
In Ghana: M’biguá’s transatlantic music February 16, 2014 05:23

In Ghana: M’biguá’s transatlantic music

In the western cultural hegemony ‘Transatlantic’ is assumed to mean the journey between Europe and the USA, but in this case the crossing is [...]
 
Immigration reform in the USA is almost a reality February 9, 2014 02:44

Immigration reform in the USA is almost a reality

Certain declarations and minor modifications in the legislators’ positions in the American Congress could mean that this paralysed legislation could finally be formulated this [...]
 
 
Bitcoin: a currency of the future? February 9, 2014 02:43

Bitcoin: a currency of the future?

In a rapidly changing world, where computer technologies already dominate many sectors, it would not be strange to predict that global finance will die [...]
 
Those that hate anyone who defends and builds democracy February 9, 2014 00:01

Those that hate anyone who defends and builds democracy

Fishermen profit in troubled waters. This proverb defines what some former colonial powers (and enduring neo-colonial powers) do with their daring and inflammatory politics [...]
 
The tragedy of “new” Spanish emigrants: no way back home February 2, 2014 03:19

The tragedy of “new” Spanish emigrants: no way back home

In just three months they have come to represent the second largest immigrant population currently residing in the UK. Some wish to stay while [...]
 
 
The memories of a Haiyan survivor January 26, 2014 17:19

The memories of a Haiyan survivor

On the 8th November 2013 Typhoon Haiyan was lashing the Philippines leaving behind some more than 6,100 dead and over 1,700 missing. Rubén Rubí [...]
 
Egypt: thrown into a political turmoil January 19, 2014 09:52

Egypt: thrown into a political turmoil

An opinion poll released in the North African country, currently in the grip of political turmoil, shows that for many Egyptians the new constitution [...]
 
The  inhumane stigma of mental illness in Africa January 13, 2014 08:57

The inhumane stigma of mental illness in Africa

Across Africa men and women are forgotten, abandoned in places few people will even talk about.  There, they suffer the systematic destruction of their [...]
 
 
 

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