Blogs

1 Jul 2013

The share of the economy going to wages fell by more than five per cent between 1980 and 2011.The TUC says increasing inequality hits low and middle income earners hardest.

29 Jun 2013

The UK government is locked in a battle to avoid revealing what GCHQs policy is on providing intelligence to support CIA drone strikes.

28 Jun 2013

Doreen Lawrence has given her backing to the “Lawrence amendment” – a reform which would require prior judicial authorisation for undercover policing operations.

28 Jun 2013

The municipal authorities of the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, must allow the planned Baltic Pride to take place, says Amnesty International

27 Jun 2013

The US Supreme Court has struck down provision in a law that restricted access to federal funds for those in same-sex marriages.

27 Jun 2013

Housing benefit could face further cuts from 2015, George Osborne announced in the Comprehensive Spending Review yesterday (26 June 2013).

26 Jun 2013

Political reformers have welcomed approval by the Scottish Parliament of a bill extending the franchise to young people for next year's referendum.

26 Jun 2013

An Amnesty International petition calls on the European Commission to take action to end continuing discrimination against Roma people across Europe.