International

By Jacob Richards

The following is based on reports given to us by a number of Activists.

On 19th of August 2013 the Colombian farmer’s associations together with transport workers, health workers, miners and student called a national strike. The strike was based on opposition to the neo-liberal policies being pursued by Columbia’s current government and which have meant disaster on the most vulnerable sections of society. The Protesters took to the streets to voice their concerns over the current government’s agenda of privatization and deal brokering with the US and EU over free trade agreements.

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International, Justice

By Jacob Richards

What a strange world we live in! Who would have thought that someone who sheds light on the most heinous of war crimes would face 35 years in prison while those responsible should face no justice at all?  Yet that is exactly the situation the United States Government has allowed come to pass.

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Features, International

In light of recent events in Russia, Jamison Maeda takes a look back at an early campaigner for equality

The Castro District of San Francisco was historically an Irish-Catholic, working class neighborhood. But it began to see an influx of gay men moving in as the US government ejected them from the military and dropped them off in San Francisco during World War II. The most famous resident of the Castro was Harvey Milk, a gay rights activist and the first gay person elected to public office in the US.

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Features, International

The revelations that controversial CIA Director John Brennan was present in the Roscommon village of Kilteevan, on Friday, following an invitation to attend an event organised by The Gathering is an almost unbelievable affront to the victims of his support for torture & murder.
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