Monthly Archives: October 2016

Iceland’s government falls; Pirate Party surges

Originally posted on eats shoots 'n leaves:
The fight for control of the world’s oldest democracy enters a new phase today,. With the fall of the old government setting the stage for negotiations to form a new one. But a…

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Millions just one pay cheque away from homelessness, research shows

One in three adults would struggle to pay housing costs for longer than a month if they lost their job, research shows. Source: Millions just one pay cheque away from homelessness, research shows

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RESILIENT LIVING: 4 Ways Young Americans Are Saying No to America’s Love Affair With Cars – By Cliff Weathers

Reblogged on WordPress.com Source: RESILIENT LIVING: 4 Ways Young Americans Are Saying No to America’s Love Affair With Cars – By Cliff Weathers

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Citizen Journalism Ireland: Selection of articles to Government and related: (March to December 2014) by Michelle Clarke

Subject: Squatting is illegal but vacant properties are a scandal Date: Saturday 22nd March 2014 12:21:51 +0000 From: Michelle Clarke To: Alan Shatter <Alan.Shatter@oireachtas.ie>, barcouncil@lawlibrary.ie, Clare Daly <Clare.Daly@Oireachtas.ie>, Constantin Gurdgiev <gurdgiev@gmail.com>, jan.osullivan@oireachtas.ie, Joe.Higgins@oireachtas.ie, john.mcguinness@oireachtas.ie, Mary Lou McDonald <MaryLou.McDonald@Oireachtas.ie>, morgan.kelly@ucd.ie, oisin@oisinquinn.ie … Continue reading

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Cuba: best location to train doctors?

Originally posted on Adonis Diaries:
Cuba: best location to train doctors? Big problems need big solutions, sparked by big ideas, imagination and audacity. journalist Gail Reed profiles one big solution worth noting: Havana’s Latin American Medical School, which trains global…

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World Is Out of Weapons — peoples trust toronto

Satyajit Das has written an excellent article in Bloomberg which clearly details the risks facing the global financial and monetary system and how central bankers are out of monetary ammunition and weapons. NOT A BAD PLACE FOR IT. PHOTOGRAPHER: ERWIN … Continue reading

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Ireland Grapples with the Thorny Issue of Repealing an Abortion Ban — TIME

Ninety-nine Irish citizens from across the country travelled to the center of Dublin on a recent Saturday to begin an unusual exercise in democracy. Known as the Citizens’ Assembly, the randomly selected group has been tasked with discussing and making … Continue reading

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