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The first Women’s Assembly Against Austerity took place a week ago, and assembly member Emily wrote this report for us. With the ‘Better World’ march next week coinciding with International Women’s Day and an all-women speakers list for the rally, the effects of austerity on women are now under the spotlight.
Across Europe, far-right threats are becoming reality, with parties like Golden Dawn in Greece and Hungary’s Jobbik gaining seats and inspiring violence. May’s Euro-elections Andrew Brons, BNP MEP for Yorkshire is seeking re-election. 36 more words
The People’s Assembly will be holding its first delegate conference on 15 March 2014. People from every part of the country, representing trade unions, campaign groups, community groups and organisations that want to end austerity will be meeting to decide on the next steps and action plan for the movement in 2014. 101 more words
With lethal-injection drugs in short supply and new questions looming about their effectiveness, lawmakers in some death penalty states are considering bringing back relics of a more gruesome past: firing squads, electrocutions and gas chambers…” 11 more words