26 January, 2014 - 10:16
The International Olympic Committee, a foul band reeking of corruption, half of whom were chosen by former president Juan Antonio Samaranch, a devoted Fascist in Franco’s Spain.
15 January, 2014 - 15:13
A Bill supposedly designed to restore trust in Parliament will obstruct the work of those who campaign for the disenfranchised, while allowing powerful corporations and industry lobbyists unscrutinised access to ministers.“Campaigning is an essential part of a healthy democratic society which allows people the freedom of expression to speak out and actively challenge the status quo.”
1 December, 2013 - 09:34
29 November, 2013 - 16:59
On Thursday 1 August this year, investigative journalist Andrew Jennings noticed that his website transparancyinsport.org, was not accessible. Jennings, who has done notable work for Panorama, World in Action and Sunday Times Insight maintains the site as part of his ongoing research into corruption in world football.  He called his service provider, GreenNet.
14 November, 2013 - 16:21
International customers are fleeing tech titans like Cisco over fears of U.S. snooping. But they'll likely face similar surveillance by working with Chinese competitors. By John Aziz
8 November, 2013 - 17:51
Reposted from European Digital Rights http://www.edri.org/The new revelations from Snowden show that NSA seems to spy on everybody, allies or enemies alike, collecting data form everywhere and everyone, in order to get a “diplomatic advantage” over allies such as France and Germany or an “economic advantage” over countries such as Japan or Brazil. Or even more?
13 October, 2013 - 10:55
A number of international governments, organisations and individuals try to squeeze the current situation of the Karen people into a narrow, restrictive and simplistic narrative that is usually framed like this.‘After more than sixty years of conflict, at last the Karen have peace. There has been a ceasefire for almost two years, the Karen National Union and government of Burma are in dialogue, development projects and aid are coming into Karen State to help the people, and finally refugees can return home.’
30 September, 2013 - 12:00
Cybersyn was Chile’s experiment in non-centralised economic planning, cut short by the 1973 coup, writes Red Pepper's Leigh Phillips. The story of Salvador Allende, president of the first ever democratically elected Marxist administration, who died when General Augusto Pinochet overthrew the young administration in a US-backed coup on 11 September, 1973, is well known amongst progressives.
25 September, 2013 - 13:02
The British authorities plan to deport tomorrow (26th September) a three-year old autistic child born in the UK, along with his Sri Lankan parents and siblings who are all suffering mental health problems.
9 August, 2013 - 09:22
While running the mud hotel she built in Djenne, helping the blind to see by funding annual cataract operations and saving ancient manuscripts for the Library Project, Sophie Sarin remains the definitive source of news from Mali - Tuesday 6 August: A friend asked me to explain why I believe IBK is the correct choice for Mali, or perhaps to explain the reasons for his lead over the other candidate Soumaila Cisse.

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