EU Food Standards Authority appoints food industry lobbyist as director

EU Food Safety Authority (EFSA) appoints a food industry lobbyist as Communications Director and refuses to disclose why it did....

23rd March 2016 / EU

Food speculation – The return of the global hunger games

The leading expert on food at the United Nations says sharp price fluctuations in the price of food has little...

22nd March 2016 / EU

The children of Syria

There is no other species, no other biological being on this planet that for no necessity at all destroys its...

22nd March 2016 / Global

Head of EU TTIP negotiations “I do not take my mandate from the European people.”

Cecilia Malmstrom, the lead EU Trade Commissioner of the TTIP negotiations between Europe and the US has a personal statement on the...

22nd March 2016 / Editors Picks, EU

What the budget hid from you. Bank Losses, increased debt costs, shrinking economy

At last weeks budget, Jeremy Corbyn failed to truly capitalise on the opportunity to attack George Osborne even though he...

21st March 2016 / United Kingdom

America budgeting for war with Russia

America Invents Global Threats - America invents threats to justify outsized military budgets, its global empire of bases and permanent war...

21st March 2016 / United States

Why Obama’s visit to Cuba changes nothing, not even hope

Obama in Cuba - He arrived Sunday afternoon, the first US president to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge in 1928. Meeting...

21st March 2016 / United States

GMO and the right to know: But what’s hidden beneath the label

By Colin Todhunter. Rachel Parent’s campaign (Kids Right To Know) on GMO labelling has been the subject of a GM industry...

20th March 2016 / United States

The party game is over. Stand and fight

Every Friday or Saturday we feature an article written by highly acclaimed film-maker, author and journalist John Pilger who, with...

19th March 2016 / United Kingdom

The Syria Gambit – Geneva ‘Peace Talks’ and Russia’s “Pullout”

Fars News Agency, Tehran, 16 March 2016: “The Russian Air Force tracked and targeted a long column of terrorists crossing...

18th March 2016 / Global