By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
The news this week has been full of comment about Google, its dreadful tax avoidance, and the way it managed to strike a cosy deal with the Inland Revenue to get away with paying only 10% of the tax that should have been due on its[…]
Calais – Under Attack and Fighting Back!
30% of the camp is being cleared by force. Successful solidarity is being met by naked state power. But resistance is fertile![…]
Hedge funds helped wreck Puerto Rico by Aengus mac Og.
It’s another symptom of the way things are within this corrupt and untethered political and economic system.
Puerto Rico as we know is not one of the wealthiest places in the world and is slowly but surely going bankrupt. I hear today that US hedge[…]
I was once once a Refugee by Nina Moniri.
I was once a refugee
I am the child of refugees.
Two hard working people who left a hazardous existence in the hope that one day I would have the security and safety they didn’t have.
What would’ve happened to us if we hadn’t left I[…]
Skala Sykamineas hugs a tiny harbour. Aquamarine water laps the rocky shore and fishermen tend their nets watched by curious cats. Inland, it’s harvest time in the olive groves and orange orchards. Free range sheep lazily graze, waiting to be milked. The village shop sells fresh yogurt in unglazed terracotta pots.
Dolphins frolic around a[…]
This is Christmas and what have you done… by Tina Louise Rothery
That line “And so this is Christmas and what have you done…” is in my head and I thought I’d post a little something before I head off to family time. Then I started thinking about stuff that has happened since last year…[…]
Gangsters broke into our new Bohemia/Mothership Xmas special community centre! We called the police who came to our aid by the dozen and in the end we made a deal to stay for a while.. This can be our perfect Xmas Story after all the corporate fiascos since the Love Activists trafalgar bank[…]
Years ago, my then-therapist, who knew I’d been deeply involved in drug policy reform, suggested I contact Russell Brand as he was also speaking out against unhelpful drug legislation. I had stopped watching TV, so barely knew who he was.
Fast forward to early 2014, and he is suddenly an acquaintance: fellow ex-drug[…]
There’s also the part that these fracking holes can then be used to store nuclear waste. Wonder what that would do to the environment and the house prices of Tory voters?[…]Read more →