Legislation

Facebook’s Libra: Questions and Objections Loom Large Over Launch

Facebook’s Libra: Questions and Objections Loom Large Over Launch

The Libra is Facebook’s new attempt at breaking into the world of cryptocurrency, however, new hurdles may be facing the social media company. Questions loom over how Facebook’s new currency will affect markets – and whether in fact the “Libra” is actually a cryptocurrency at all. Cryptocurrencies by their very nature are decentralized, and the Libra is not. The only[Read More…]

UK government creates laws to fast-track fracking and bypass public consent

UK government creates laws to fast-track fracking and bypass public consent

The government has pressed ahead with its plans to do more fracking in Blackpool, despite widespread protests. The government has launched two consultations to fast-track fracking bids. People have until October 25 to take part. One proposal is to allow shale gas exploration schemes to go-ahead without the need for a planning application by turning them into a “permitted development.”[Read More…]

Lord Monson lost his son due to use of Skunk

The effectiveness of CBD oil in treating Western ailments

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil has countless benefits when it comes to treating illnesses. While many are waking up to the benefits of CBD oil, the medicinal benefits of marijuana and its related compounds has been known about for thousands of years, even as far back as ancient Greece, and Egypt. However, the healing properties of marijuana have only just been rediscovered[Read More…]

Native Americans banned from protesting

Native Americans banned from protesting

Native American tribes have been banned from protesting on their own land, it has been reported. A non-violent protest has been held by the Sanding Rock, Rose Bud and lower Brule Sioux, tribes has resulted in a North Dakota federal court prohibiting indigenous tribes from protesting the Bakken pipeline on their own reservations. The ban comes after Dakota Access, developer[Read More…]

Chilcot report uncovers lies used to invade Iraq

Chilcot report uncovers lies used to invade Iraq

Tony Blair lied about the necessity of launching a war in Iraq – it’s official. On July 6th 2016, the Chilcot Report published a damning indictment of the events that led up to the Iraq war. Sir John Chilcot scrutinised almost a decade of government policy decisions that were made between 2001 and 2009. In his report, he found that[Read More…]