Unity believes that seven years of austerity measures have done little more than to marginalise people on the lowest incomes and people in greatest need of public services. 254 more words
Greek people queue to enter a soup kitchen run by the Orthodox church in Athens. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters
There’s an expression in Greek: “Πουλάει τρέλα” — He’s selling craziness, literally, which is used when it seems like someone is acting like they don’t get it, or don’t understand, or didn’t see, or didn’t notice, in order to escape some kind of responsibility : 378 more words
The stunning result of the British elections last week heralds a sea-change in the country’s politics. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn energized a new layer of younger voters to enter into the political process, pushing up Labour’s vote to 40 percent of a greatly increased participation rate and winning 30 seats away from the Tories. 1,162 more words
Hmm .. must remember to make sure I hit save and but draft when I finish this post.
I thought I did that last night but Google’s crapfest Blogger app started to publish the post and then, the reason why I only use it to save and but publish, it froze during punishing?! 872 more words