Europe

The year has been fraught with difficulties for Hollande

The nightmare continues for Hollande

Francois Hollande, France’s president was elected on 6th May 2012, after France voted yes for change, under a banner of red, white and blue, in the backdrop of a spectacular pop concert and champagne festivities. At that time the French people were getting increasingly tired of the UMP party. They had been the main dominant party in French politics for[Read More…]

Hip-hop pioneer inspires youngsters in Leeds

Hip-hop pioneer inspires youngsters in Leeds

Youngsters in Leeds were treated to a series of urban music workshops over the last six weeks thanks to a special visit by Dyna Max, a US hip-hop artist and ambassador of Afrika Bambaataa’s Zulu Nation. He is also a member of Kool Herc’s hip-hop family the ‘Herculords’ and pioneer to the hip-hop culture in France. He has worked across[Read More…]

Christian Høibø

Police spies wreak havoc among peaceful protest groups in Europe

A police infiltrator has broken his cover and spoken out about his role in breaking up social movements which were working towards political change. The undercover agent goes by the name of Christian Høibø, and recently hit the headlines after he was exposed as a spy who infiltrated several progressive groups during the course of his career. Høibø says he[Read More…]

Protesters in Bulgaria force government to resign

Protesters in Bulgaria force government to resign

Bulgarian prime minister Boiko Borisov was forced to resign following protests in the country, it has emerged. Nationwide protests erupted after high electricity bills and austerity measures left many Bulgarians deeply unhappy over soaring energy costs, power monopolies, low living standards and corruption. The government lost further support after it abandoned plans in March 2012 to build a new nuclear[Read More…]