While councils across the UK fell into Tory hands at last month’s local elections, the Labour Party in Preston had different ideas. Continue reading Preston Model: How one Labour council defied Starmer’s failures using Community Wealth Building
Universal Basic Income advocates will be keeping a watchful eye on Wales as the country is set to launch a pilot scheme of the hotly debated policy. Continue reading Universal Basic Income trial in Wales could help solve the nation’s ‘broken’ welfare system – and be ‘our generation’s NHS’
Although misgivings about the government’s handling of the crisis contributed to a significant fall in support for the right-wing ruling party, Poles will want to quickly move on from the issue if the pandemic subsides. Continue reading How has the coronavirus pandemic crisis affected Polish politics?
The UK has been implicated in the suppression of Omani pro-democracy protesters after photos revealed British-made tear gas being employed by police, campaigners have said. Continue reading UK ‘complicit’ in suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations in Oman, say campaigners
Campaigners have expressed “serious concern” over the failure of Peru’s electoral commission to register their international observers for today’s election. Continue reading Peru election threatened by ‘authoritarian intervention’
Benjamin Netanuahu is set to be ousted as Prime Minister of Israel after a new alliance, comprised of eight parties from across the political spectrum, was formed by Yair Lapid, leader of the centrist Yesh Atid party. Continue reading Israel government formation: Broad coalition set to oust Netanyahu
Keiko Fujimori will bring back ‘the worst days in Peru’s history’ if she wins the election on Sunday, a former congressional candidate has said. Continue reading Fujimorismo accused of representing the ‘antithesis to democracy’ ahead of Sunday’s crucial election in Peru
Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis claims Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras eventually bent to the will of EU ‘budget responsibility.’ Continue reading Yanis Varoufakis reveals hows Syriza ‘capitulated’ to EU on anti-austerity
Eritrea remains a locked door, and although some journalists and human rights workers have managed to infiltrate ‘behind the scenes’, there’s still a lot of information that can’t be gathered by outside sources. Continue reading Two decades after shutting down free media, Eritrea remains a ‘locked door’
The many factors contributing to the decreasing affordability of American homes can be difficult for any individual to tackle. But with government assistance, more young adults may be able to dream of gaining their own property and forever home again. Continue reading Rethinking the American Dream: Is homeownership out of reach for younger generations of Americans?