Standing against the Spanish Anti-Gag Law should be a European challenge
The US journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner Glenn Greenwald recently wrote an article on The Intercept titled: “The greatest threat to free speech comes not from terrorism, but from those claiming to fight it”. In the UK, during the Queen’s Speech the new measures included in the Counter Terrorism Bill […]
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Eurosceptics on the rise in Italy and in the UK….is the end of Europe as we know it?
This year’s European elections can definitely be considered the most important since their institution in 1979 and fall during a time where the same ideas of the European project, which finds its original roots in views expressed by figures like Altiero Spinelli and Ernesto Rossi in the Ventotene manifesto. The European electoral campaign in […]
LESS IS POOR: austerity hurts children in the UK
This summer the Brits couldn’t stop discussing two children. In July both the United Kingdom and the world held their breath waiting for the birth of the son of Prince William and Kate Middleton. And in August the country was shocked at the revelation of Daniel Pelka’s death, a four […]
Aye and G’day, Ready to Break Away?
From Syria to Tunisia to Scotland, people seem to be taking political processes into their own hands. Are we shifting from a heavy reliance on those who once ruled and held complete power to building governance from the bottom-up? If given the opportunity to do the same, would Australia take […]
Reforming Britain’s NHS: Operation Successful Patient Dead
Established in 1948, the National Health Service (NHS) was a symbol of a new era – it was a symbol of a country which moved to bring good healthcare to all citizens as an important part of social welfare. Hospitals, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, opticians and dentists were brought together under […]