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society was being overwhelmed by a series of catastrophes to which there seemed no answers. Unemployment, poverty and inequality were rife as a global crisis took hold. The old capitalist economic system had run its course and was unsustainable.Continue
Lots of people believe that democracy is being undermined.
Here's an example of how it's being done (thanks to David Malone).
It’s not often we get to witness the moment when a leader sells his nation for money. Such a moment occurred in Athens last week.
At the behest and on the authority of Prime Minister Samaras and President Papoulias, an amendment to Greek law was drawn up last week. There was no debate in parliament, the vote is still to…Continue
Added by joe taylor on December 20, 2012 at 11:54 — No Comments
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Mark Carney isn’t due to move from being governor of the Bank of Canada to governor of the Bank of England until next July. But the intensity of the global economic crisis is so severe that policy makers can’t wait that long.
Chancellor George Osborne, who tempted him here, and the other beleaguered leaders of the capitalist world are prepared to discuss Carney’s ideas and put them into effect as soon as possible – preferably…Continue
Added by Gerry Gold on December 19, 2012 at 13:05 — No Comments
Added by Jonathan Stephen Davies on December 18, 2012 at 13:01 — No Comments
17 December 2012: The imminent appearance of the parliamentary commission’s report into a new Bill of Rights is giving the Tory right an opportunity to bray against what they call “a court sitting overseas” – the European Court of Human Rights...http://www.aworldtowin.net/blog/tories-have-human-rights-act-in-sights.html
All hopes for a Tory re election are fading fast and with three years to go their attempts to gain the vote with likes of Immigration, Euorope and Welfare will become desperately obvious as the propaganda machine gathers pace. So ok, lets presume Labour are back in power, would they legislate any harder on the banking system? Well that would have to be at international level wouldn't it? so lets face it, real change is going to take decades, and global concensus amongst global economic…Continue
Figures just out on the UK show unemployment falling by 82,000, and the number of people in full-time work increasing by 44,000 between May to July 2012 and August to October 2012.
In the US, Barack Obama and his…Continue
Added by Gerry Gold on December 12, 2012 at 12:03 — No Comments
Egypt is experiencing the throes of the third phase of its political and social revolution. Tanks have been ordered onto the streets of Cairo. And a new concrete wall is going up in the street leading to the presidential palace.
As a struggle for power grips the country, Egypt’s opposition has decided to boycott the constitutional referendum being forced through by the ruling Muslim Brotherhood despite the concessions offered by president Mohamed Morsi.…Continue
Added by Corinna Lotz on December 10, 2012 at 14:18 — No Comments
Rewind for tomorrow afternoons CC meeting 1PM-3PM"Food" security @ Walworth Academy , 34-40 Shorncliffe Road,SE1 5UJ CRÈCHE …Continue
Added by kenyasue Smart on December 8, 2012 at 0:49 — No Comments
While the debate rages regarding Boot Camps and Mercenaries as youth providers In the UK ( trained killer ) whether its tough love or abuse to disaffected youth we need to have the internal discussion about representation and demographics as an African Community, as we know our children are over represented in Court, youth offending and penal system.
I am also not immune to the knock on the door from the Police all…Continue
Added by kenyasue Smart on December 7, 2012 at 15:40 — No Comments
Today’s autumn statement from chancellor George Osborne will extend the predicted period of the recession and pile more pressure on the 99% of the people in Britain who are struggling to meet rising bills as real incomes fall.
The financial crisis has been as economically devastating as a world war and may still be a burden on our grandchildren according to Andy Haldane, the Bank of England’s executive director for financial…Continue
Added by Gerry Gold on December 5, 2012 at 15:58 — No Comments