West Papua’s rightful place
The following appeared as a feature in the PNG Post- Courier newspaper on 22nd May 2015. By BENNY WENDA West Papuans with their flag as they continue…
p If Alberta’s new government sticks to its campaign platform, a controversi…
p If Alberta's new government sticks to its campaign platform, a controversial logging project could come to a halt The NDP's environment platform in…
“In a letter to David Cameron written before the general election, then Culture…
"In a letter to David Cameron written before the general election, then Culture Secretary Sajid Javid attacked Ms May’s plan to use regulator Ofcom…
A visit to Planet Toynbee shows why the Right won – and why the Left seems set to keep on losing
“tearing up” his own plans from the Spring – with no apparent recognition that Coalition meant a different set of priorities and a different…
What are our politicians paying in tax? Tax Justice Network Podcast May 2015
Do our politicians believe in the societies they serve or not? The Tax Justice Network ‘s Taxcast looks at making the tax returns of our elected…
Growing North East poverty; http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/12965943.More_…
Growing North East poverty; More than 130,000 children in the North-East 'in families cutting back on food or heating' www.thenorthernecho.co.uk THE…
The Roundup for May 21st, 2015
We make our next stop to Senegal. All done with finals. Now I can fully focus on the site while tying up some loose…
What ACLU v. Clapper Means
This was originally posted on JustSecurity . Many others have already weighed in about the significance of last week’s  ruling  in  ACLU v.…
What Congress Needs to Do Now for Real NSA Spying Reform
This was originally posted at The Daily Beast . One section of the Patriot Act has been ritually abused. Americans want it…
Conflict abates in some areas while fighting continues in Myanmar’s Kachin and Northern Shan
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Myanmar Since the beginning of 2015, over 20,000 people have been displaced…
The Boomer Dilemma: Can the US Afford to Care for the Elderly?
Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent May 22, 2015   The Pew Research Center (PRC) has released a report on aging in…
An Obscure Government Document Shows Elizabeth Warren Is Right About The TPP
"This is not a trade agreement. It's about intellectual property and dispute settlement." As opponents and advocates of the Trans-Pacific Partnership…