New Snooper’s Charter – “Indiscriminate Surveillance Of The Entire Public”

Amber Rudd has proposed changes to the new Investigatory Powers Act in response to successful legal claim brought by Tom...

4th December 2017 / United Kingdom

First I was interviewed by MPs. Then I was banned from Argentina.

By Nick Dearden - Global Justice Now: I started yesterday presenting evidence to parliament’s international trade committee, and I finished...

3rd December 2017 / United Kingdom

Damien Green’s Computer Is None Of Our Business

By David Herdsen - Political Betting: This has unhealthy echoes of the Plebgate affair. Why would former policemen leak details...

2nd December 2017 / United Kingdom

Borneo – Island Devastated, People Oblivious

From Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan): Andre Vltchek and Mira Lubis: She was just standing there, in the middle of burning land, surrounded...

2nd December 2017 / Global

Long Read: Killing the Biosphere to Fast-track Human Extinction

By Robert J. Burrowes: Several years ago in Cameroon, a country in West Africa, a Western Black Rhinoceros was killed. It...

2nd December 2017 / Global

New Rules By Trump Administration Pave Way For Escalating War In Somalia

By The Bureau of Investigative Journalism: Last week's US air operation in Somalia took the total number of strikes carried out in...

1st December 2017 / Global

US Reduces Transparency While Escalating Air War In Afghanistan

For the first time this year, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has been unable to obtain monthly strike data from Resolute Support, the...

1st December 2017 / Global

Is Facebook Just an Echo Chamber – Or Is Something Else Going On?

By Prof.Nick Anspach - via Democratic Audit UK: Does Facebook create ‘echo chambers’ for its users, or is something more complicated...

1st December 2017 / Global

Brexit Blows Open Unreconciled Divisions in Northern Ireland

The British and Irish governments have long tried to keep a lid on the tensions in Northern Ireland. But Brexit,...

30th November 2017 / United Kingdom

A Bad Week For The Big Four

By Alex Cobham - Tax Justice Network: Last week was a bad week for the big four accountancy firms. These...

30th November 2017 / Global