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Article by Gcwelethemba Tshuma

The implications that arguably would play a huge factor in Scotland’s march to independence is its historicity role in colonization and in building the British Empire. 1,430 more words

Africa Today

TTIP: The silent threat

At the beginning of July, War on Want launched protests against the planned Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Thousands of people across the UK took to the streets of Birmingham, Manchester and London to protest against the EU/US trade deal. 592 more words


Competitiveness Fears as Germany Steel Union Agrees Pay Rise

The steelworker’s strikes that immobilized production all of last week been finally resolved after a massive deal. The largest trade union in the European steel industry – Germany’s IG Metall – has negotiated a 4% salary increase for its members.  331 more words

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For my fellow refugees

An all too “brief and shining moment”, indeed. 

But you know, we had maybe become a bit complacent, and needed to have things shaken up a bit.

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SDA Salem Summons for Sunshine State Senator

Witness Chris Enright, with big Jim O’Brien, the bloke who nabbed Tony Mokbel

The witness list for the Royal Commission’s examination of matters associated with the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association (SDA) has been released, and  Queensland Senator Chris Ketter has achieved not only the rare distinction of becoming the first serving parliamentarian to appear at the inquisition, but the grand prize for being first Australian politician in the history of Federation to be called to appear at a Royal Commission before they have made their maiden speech. 516 more words

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Under the Blood Red Earth of Rubiales

(above: Sunrise over Pipeline, Puerto Gaitan, Colombia.)

Beneath the picturesque landscape of the Rubiales fields, located southwards along a dirt road from the town of Puerto Gaitan, Colombia – lies an abundance of oil under the crimson soil of a region torn apart by corruption, violence and environmental degradation. 752 more words

Abolish the TUC

The following is an article from Black Flag magazine in 1978. Some things never change….

“Why feed a watchdog that bites only its owner?”

“The TUC serves no purpose of solidarity. 10 more words