1/17/2017

Chelsea Manning To Be Freed


The truth behind that Oxfam statistic about inequality

Image result for CapitalismThe truth behind that Oxfam statistic about inequality and the world's eight richest people | The Independent

The charity produces an admittedly stunning statistic such as this every year to highlight their work and to embarrass the nabobs gathering for the World Economic Forum in Davos, a sort of party conference for the rich. I have no doubt it is true, just as it was last year when they told us that a double-decker bus load of the richest 62 people on the planet are worth more than half the world’s population put together.

Trump, TTIP and the NHS


Jack Straw To Be Sued?


El FMI prevé que EEUU crezca más con Trump como presidente

Ernest Biéler(1863-1948) "la ramasseuse de feuilles"

1/16/2017

Gitmo - Obama Trying to tuck the remains of his legacy under the carpet


Elections to be held in Northern Ireland on 2 March

Elections to be held in Northern Ireland on 2 March - BBC News

Stormont was plunged into crisis after the resignation of Martin McGuinness as deputy first minister last week.
The catalyst was the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme, which is likely to cost taxpayers 490m.
But the row over the scheme has resurfaced a range of other issues, including the Irish language and gay rights, dividing the Democrat Unionist Party (DUP)/Sinn Fein-led power-sharing executive.

Meanwhile in Yemen


Trump - End of Two State Solution?

Syrian rebels agree to attend peace talks in Kazakhstan

Syrian rebels agree to attend peace talks in Kazakhstan | World news | The Guardian
Rebel groups took the decision at meetings that are under way in Ankara, and are working to form a delegation that will be different to that sent to peace talks in Geneva last year by a Saudi-backed opposition group.
“The factions will go and the first thing they will discuss will be the matter of the ceasefire and the violations by the regime,” said an official in a Free Syrian Army rebel group who declined to be identified because the rebel groups had yet to appoint a spokesman.

James Joyce