Thursday, October 28, 2021

Tag: UK

UK bans all new petrol and diesel cars by 2040

"A clear policy to move people towards cleaner vehicles by banning the sale of petrol and diesel cars and vans after 2040 is welcome."

Grenfell Tower: A disaster waiting to happen

Whilst they may not have lit the match, this disaster is the result of long-term socio-economic policies pursued by successive Governments that discriminate against the poor.

The UK Elections or: How the Democrats should learn to stop...

The Labour Party’s surprise showing is a teachable moment for those of us across the pond.

Corbyn teaches to embrace change we need

Corbyn teaches that we should embrace the radical transformational change that is needed to inspire people to take action and shift the realm of the possible.

Europe’s view of Trump

Anti-Trump sentiment is even stronger in Europe than it is in the U.S.

France prepares to vote against a backdrop of civil unrest

Rather than trying to heal the wounds of the past it seems that most Western leaders are bent on creating new ones.

Wind Generates 100% of Scotland’s Electricity Needs for Entire Day

"Scotland's abundant energy resources play a vital role in delivering security of electricity supply across the UK."

What is the Big Lesson of the UK ‘Brexit’ Vote for...

To steal an election that uses electronic voting machines, you just need a good hacker. To steal an election that uses paper ballots, you need people with wheelbarrows.

Poverty, Isolation, Removal: Asylum in the UK

Asylum seekers are men, women and children fleeing persecution, and have the right to be treated with dignity and compassion, not intolerance, as is so often the case.

Unjust and Dysfunctional: Asylum in the UK

In its current, intensely bureaucratic form, the asylum process – particularly for people who are frightened of official agencies with their endless forms and impersonal approach – is at best intimidating, at worse dysfunctional.

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Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.

Despite cutbacks, ExxonMobil continues to fund climate science denial

ExxonMobil has spent more than $39 million to manufacture doubt about climate science.

‘Bottom line,’ says Bernie Sanders, deal must include Medicare expansion, lower drug prices

"Congress must finally have the courage to stand up to the greed of Big Pharma."

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

‘All you have to do is follow the money’: Ilhan Omar rebukes corporate...

“It is corporate greed, and the lawmakers who serve them,” argues the Minnesota Democrat, “who are betraying the values of our party and the American people.”