Blogs

17 Sep 2013

Forest inhabited by uncontacted Indians in Paraguay is being destroyed to make way for cattle destined for the European market.

16 Sep 2013

The Green Party in England and Wales has proposed specific measures to ensure that indigenous people and small holders are not disadvantaged.

16 Sep 2013

Senior leaders from five Churches will meet with politicians at the Liberal Democrat, Labour and Conservative Party Conferences this month.

16 Sep 2013

In his book The Great Tax Robbery, Richard Brooks notes that "the institutions that shape the tax system have been captured by the tax industry and corporate interests. Policy is determined through committees and consultation processes in which the tax avoidance industry’s representatives dominate, before being nodded through by parliament without proper debate. This cosy cartel urgently needs dismantling," he declares. Wendy Bradley argues that replacing recently resigned David Heaton with someone on the General Anti Abuse advisory panel (GAAR) who represents ordinary people rather than the tax wizards would be a good place to start.

16 Sep 2013

The United Nations Secretary-General has received the report of the UN team probing the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria.

15 Sep 2013

CND has welcomed the US-Russian agreement which maps out the elimination of Syria's chemical weapons by mid-2014.

14 Sep 2013

A packed fringe event at Liberal Democrat Conference today urged the party leadership to deliver on nuclear disarmament by rejecting Trident replacement.

14 Sep 2013

“Justice and peace now!” was a call made by the young participants of the recent Asia-Pacific Students and Youth Gathering (ASYG) in the Philippines.