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Rights of Passage

Performed by Clare Summerskill and the Artemis Theatre Company

An inspirational new play about the struggles and triumphs of lesbians and gay men who have fled to the UK from persecution. 159 more words

Barnsley

Child refugees; missing MPs

York PEN member Jonathan Tait examines last week’s Commons vote on accepting 3000 extra unaccompanied refugee children into the UK.

Last week was profoundly turbulent for ongoing human rights debates all over the world. 712 more words

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For May Day – In Memory of Guido Picelli — Toritto

How many Americans know or remember what May Day celebrates? It’s more than dancing around the May Pole. Wikipedia explains…

May Day on May 1st is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival and usually a public holiday; it is also a traditional spring holiday in many cultures.

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Democracy

My op-ed in today's DIE Welt: Konzernmacht gegen Staaten

Link to original articlehttp://www.welt.de/print/die_welt/debatte/article154861278/Konzernmacht-gegen-Staaten.html

Verschiedene bi- und plurilaterale Handelsverträge werden zurzeit ausgehandelt, ohne dass die Öffentlichkeit angemessen konsultiert wird. Die Transatlantische Partnerschaft (TTIP), das EU-Kanada-Abkommen CETA und das Abkommen über Handel mit Dienstleistungen (TiSA) betreffen neben den… 550 more words

Alfred De Zayas