Archive for May, 2013

Climate Change, Hunger and Revolving Doors

As we all know, climate change is producing freak weather patterns which is adding to the suffering of already hungry people in developing countries. We have seen severe flooding in regions like Pakistan, while last summer, drought in the USA pushed wheat prices up from $6 a bushel to $9 a bushell. And while we talk about cutting emissions, our[Read More...]

Snooping will not prevent terrorism, says security services

Snooping will not prevent terrorism, says security services

Spying on the public does not protect civilians or result in greater security, according to…the M15. Senior security sources told the Independent newspaper that increasing surveillance of electronic communications for members of the public, would not have prevented the beheading incident which took place last week. The remarks will be seen as a counter-argument to those suggested by Home secretary[Read More...]

Tories wage war on the sick

Tories wage war on the sick

The Tories have pioneered an amazing breakthrough in medical technology – by putting limits on sickness, it has emerged. Well, not quite. What they actually proposed is to place limits on the number of times people are allowed to visit their GP. The idea currently being floated among the Tory elite, asked activists whether they agree or disagree with the[Read More...]

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Black residents confront neo-nazis in Greece

A new self-defence group has sprung up in Greece following violent attacks on black and ethnic minorities in the country. In response to repeated threats and physical assaults by members of the Golden Dawn a group which calls itself the Black Panthers has been started by minorities who were fed up of being attacked, with little or no protection from[Read More...]

Hate mob placated by tea and biscuits

Hate mob placated by tea and biscuits

Tea, biscuits and football helped to diffuse a potentially volatile situation at York mosque it was reported, after members of the far-right English Defence League (EDL) turned up to protest. The mosque had received aggressive threats from the far-right group shortly before their arrival. The EDL expressed anger at Muslims worshipping there and connected the death of Lee Rigby with[Read More...]