a fundamental contradiction: between government efforts to prevent disclosure
of the crimes they themselves have committed; and defence lawyers’ struggle to
defend their clients’ fundamental rights.
At Conway Hall in Central London, (long an
important place for radical religious, philosophical, social and political
thinking in the UK), on
Saturday morning, January 28, 2017, DiEM25 held its UK organisational launch.
the administrative pillar of resistance and the ‘Indivisible’ legislative
pillar will be bolstered if linked to a grassroots strategy of cross-issue
mobilizing and direct action – the core strategy.
In a world of
so-called fake news and post-truth politics, the influence of largely invisible
qualities of concentrated power over media, public and policy agendas, warrants
renewed and urgent scrutiny.
renowned Egyptian novelist and beacon of the Arab uprisings in conversation with the Transnational
Institute, speaks of inequality, global conferring, cultures in resistance, solidarity,
democracy and justice today.
America’s founding fathers read intently Gibbon's
account of how Augustus eviscerated the Roman republic’s remaining premises
even while persuading them that he was restoring their freedoms. Now we know