Posted onDecember 2, 2013bylucas2012infos|Comments Off on Philippine Debt Repayments From Marcos Regime Overshadow Relief Monies To Assist With Typhoon Reconstruction – 2 December 2013
Jubilee USA Calls for Moratorium of Debt Payments and Public Audits of Loans in Wake of Typhoon Haiyan
WASHINGTON – November 30 – Two weeks after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, the world has responded with astounding generosity, donating tens of millions of dollars to aid in the recovery effort–$37 million from the United States government alone. Unfortunately, since the typhoon struck on November 8th, the Philippines has spent more than $310 million paying off overseas debts, and it will spend a total of $6.7 billion this year alone. Some of those debts are from the corrupt and abusive regime of Ferdinand Marcos. Lenders are still collecting repayments on these loans, taking away resources that could be used to rebuild after the typhoon, and to further protect the Philippines from the repercussions of climate change. Continue reading →
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Uploaded on 2 December 2013 by rich freedomcentral What a true pleasure it was to catch up again with Sacha Stone and hear all about the New Earth Project. Following on from our first meeting in Amsterdam back in November 2012 at the Breakthrough Energy Movement conference, I have followed Sacha with great interest, and have learned much about his heart and mind. He is truly one of the most articulate and loveable voices of the movement, and look forward to working with Sacha again. http://www.freedomcentral.info / http://www.new-earth-project.org
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Posted onDecember 2, 2013bylucas2012infos|Comments Off on John Ward – Hunt Balls: On The Conservative Right Wing, Changing The Law Is Always About Tilting The Playing Field – 2 December 2013
Hunt, Gove, Osborne and Grayling are beginning to make Harriet Harman seem positively libertarian by comparison
Let me make it clear at the start of this piece that I rarely sign petitions, and do not support many of the things that 38 Degrees gets animated about. But as we have seen before here at The Slog, this Government requires even more vigilance (in order to spot its under-the-radar tactics) than the last lot. Continue reading →
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Posted onDecember 2, 2013bylucas2012infos|Comments Off on RemovingTheShackles – Definition Of A Rebuttal, And Conversations With Heather – 2 December 2013
I am posting a few pieces of conversation that have happened over the past couple of days. Not only for Transparency’s sake, but to help answer a few lingering questions.
First off, I wasn’t going to respond to this conversation last week- I mean, I was, then I decided I wouldn’t…. and now I’ve decided to make just one last comment on the topic, followed by Heather’s last comment on the topic as well. Continue reading →
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Boulaq Aboel Ela Misdemeanor Court acquitted, Sunday, 16 defendants belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood from charges of assembling, thuggery, and disrupting public transport on the anniversary of the 6 October War victory.
The defense requested the acquittal of defendants due to the vagueness of the charges. The court of first instance had sentenced the defendants for 3 years in prison.
The security forces had arrested the defendants during clashes between pro-Muslim Brotherhood protesters and security forces on the anniversary of the 6 October War victory.
TONY Abbott will pour another $1 billion into schools over the next four years to quell a political storm over a breach of promise on education while offering a new pledge that no school will be worse off as a result of his actions.
Reversing the position set out by his Education Minister, Christopher Pyne, just days ago, the Prime Minister outlined new spending deals as he turned the attack on Labor in parliament for cutting the funding before the election.