10 June 2014 — OurKingdom
1. EU: Council of the European Union: Foreign fighter and returnees from a counter-terrorism perspective
2. COE: Parliamentary Assembly (PACE): ‘Crucial gaps’ in the legal framework on search and rescue in the Mediterranean
3. EU-INTERPOL-WEST AFRICA: Creating the West African Police Information System (WAPIS)
10 June 2014 — Andrew Gavin Marshall
Originally published in: The Spanda Journal, Vol. 5, No. 1, Innovation & Human Development, 2014, pages 69-80
The Voice of Access: The People’s Foundation is a new initiative to establish a counter-hegemonic foundation – built upon an understanding of the hegemonic foundations that have been so pivotal in the construction and maintenance of the present social order – to effectively challenge and help to make obsolete the existing social order. Through the formation of new educational, research and media initiatives and organizations, the construction and dissemination of knowledge, connecting people and ideas from activists, intellectuals and groups around the world, The People’s Foundation hopes to aid in the multi-generational struggle of constructing a new – and fair – world order, to help lay the foundation for a future worth striving towards.
10 June 2014 — Marxist Student Federation
Eleanor Marx, daughter of the greatest political scientist in history, faced the formidable task of living up to her family name in the turbulent period during the birth of the organised labour movement in Britain. What she managed to achieve in this period, under the influence of her father’s ideas, makes Rachel Holmes’ new biography Eleanor Marx – A Life, an appropriately impressive project.
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Revolutionary theory and the revolutionary movement
10 June 2014 — WSWS
According to research conducted for the UK’s Post Office, the richest fifth of British society have a spare £18,680 annually after living costs to place in savings. This is more than many workers and unemployed have to budget for an entire year. Meanwhile, the poorest fifth of society will spend almost £2,000 (£1,910) more than they earn.
10 June 2014 — WSWS
By 2020, an estimated 5 million children—one-third of all children in Britain—will be “sentenced to a lifetime of poverty,” according to new research from the Save the Children charity. An additional 1.4 million children will be forced into poverty during the next six years, according to the research.
9 June 2014 — VTJP
Shin Bet to Netanyahu: No Negotiations With Hunger Strikers
IMEMC – Israeli Shin Bet security service is encouraging Prime Minister Netanyahu not to negotiate with hunger-striking Palestinian administrative detainees, according to Israeli media. …