Kate Zeller - Tue Mar 24, 2020 15:03
Developing Countries Demand Debt Payments Stop
On Monday the heads of the IMF and World Bank stated support for debt relief for very poor countries as the coronavirus spreads. African Finance Ministers called for suspension of debt payments to free up $44 billion to fight Covid-19. Ecuador's Congress also demanded its government stop paying debt.
Paul - Thu Mar 19, 2020 21:46
Olive harvest program 24th October 2020 - 1st November 2020
The olive harvest time in Palestine is a wonderful time for a visit. The trees are full of ripe olives and in solidarity with the Palestinian land owners we will be part of this traditional experience. You can either climb a tree or work down on the ground. We collect the olives on the tarps and then in buckets and bags. We will have traditional Palestinian lunch on the fields and we will visit an olive press. Besides volunteering on the land you will have the chance to discover Palestine and travel around with your guide Baha, to understand the reality of the geo-political situation. There are excursions to Bethlehem, Jerusalem and Lifta, Hebron and the South Hebron hills, Ramallah (the Arafat Museum) and Nabi Saleh, known for its continuous non violent resistance.
sp - Wed Mar 18, 2020 22:23
The Irish health system is entering the Covid-19 crisis in a very poor position. Before the virus hit, it was already at breaking point. This is a result of chronic underfunding by successive governments stretching back decades and made worse in the last decade of austerity. Despite the spin from the government, the Irish state is actually one of the lowest spenders on healthcare in the OECD.
An estimated 1.9 million people could contract the Covid-19 virus in the State. A feature of the infection for some is respiratory difficulties. It is estimated that 5%-10% will need more intensive treatment in hospitals and up to half of them will need access to ventilation equipment. There is a real fear on the part of working class people generally and of course healthcare staff of the impact of COVID-19 in the context of an underfunded and overstretched health system.
Anthony Ravlich - Sun Mar 15, 2020 07:11
the new global ideology is neoliberal absolutism.
The following shows how domestically you can have a left-wing totalitarianism or right-wing totalitarianism and both are compatible with the UN's One World Government and its new globally dominant ideology, neoliberal absolutism. I consider human rights truth is more important than any so-called national security.
sp - Sat Mar 14, 2020 20:41
The number of young Irish people in their 20s living at home has risen to 47.2% according to research by EU agency Eurofound. Ireland, along with Luxemburg and Romania, have the highest increases in Europe.
While throughout other EU countries there was a 2% increase, Ireland saw a 11% increase. According to the report, after the recession many young people had to move back home as they would be the first ones to lose their jobs due to them having just entered the job market.
newsmediaanews - Fri Mar 13, 2020 02:58
Chelsea?Julian - the Truth
Justin Morahan - Fri Mar 13, 2020 00:09
recent suicide attempt
Chelsea Manning is a truth teller, The US lied about the Iraq war; She should be released and compensated
Stephen Maher - Sun Mar 08, 2020 13:09
The occasion was marked by recognising the 5 key individuals who have made the programme a success over the past 30 months.
1 of indy - Sun Mar 01, 2020 22:31
This report from the World Socialist Websites reports on the vindictive and appalling treatment of Julian Assange which has been lost in all the hype about the Corona virus which is blotting out all the other news. Even prior to the virus scare there was little coverage of Julian Assange by the main stream media. Hence the reason we are bringing this to your attention.
Julian Assange was handcuffed 11 times and stripped naked twice by Belmarsh prison guards on the opening day of this week?s extradition trial in London, his lawyers revealed in court yesterday.
IPSC - Sun Mar 01, 2020 20:49
Between 5th and 12th March you are invited to attend one of our nationwide special screenings of the highly acclaimed Palestinian documentary film ?Naila and the Uprising?. All screenings of the film will be followed by a discussion and Q&A with the film?s producer Rula Salameh.
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