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Unhealthy Body, Unhealthy Mind: Covid and the Case for Universal Basic Income

June 29, 2021 – 11:24 am |

 
The effect of the pandemic must be combatted not just through medicinal but monetary means.
Benjamin Maslow who created his hierarchy of needs stated in his book The farther reaches of human nature that “The need for ‘dignity, for example, can be seen as a fundamental human right in the same …

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Musevini Wins Ugandan Election Amidst Uneven Covid Legislation

January 17, 2021 – 5:00 pm |

The new year continues with the pandemic being used by some authoritarian African leaders as a way to cling to power. 
Saturday saw Yoweri Musevini win his sixth term in office after the election was postponed in 2020 due to the risk of Covid, with Mr Musevini telling Ugandan NBS Television …

One Picture Tells…Anti- Trump protest London, June 2019

June 7, 2019 – 6:19 pm |

One Picture Tells…Anti- Trump protest London, June 2019

June 7, 2019 – 6:11 pm |

 
 

One Picture Tells…Anti-Trump protest London, June 2019

June 7, 2019 – 5:52 pm |

One Picture Tells…Anti-Trump protest London, June 2019

June 7, 2019 – 5:36 pm |

Boris and Donald, Bars and Stripes, at Trump Protest, London June 2019 [Video]

June 7, 2019 – 1:06 pm |

Three Against Thousands at Trump Protest, London June 2019 [Video]

June 7, 2019 – 10:03 am |

Donald Trump Toilet Paper? Trump Protest, London June 2019 [Video]

June 7, 2019 – 1:49 am |

Caroline Lucas, of the Green Party, Speech Trump Protest, London June 2019 [Video]

June 6, 2019 – 11:25 pm |

City University Muslim Extremist Threatens Moderate Senior Cleric in Mecca

November 14, 2012 – 5:48 pm |

 
A senior Muslim cleric from the UK was threatened with arrest by an extremist in Saudi Arabia last month.
Dr Usama Hasan, a physics lecturer at Middlesex University and Senior Researcher of the Quilliam Foundation, a Muslim counter-extremism group, was on a pilgrimage in Mecca, when a former president of the …

‘Journos Abroad’ The Occupation Camp in the Belly of the Beast

May 31, 2012 – 6:00 pm |

Occupy Hong Kong has secured itself a most ironic location, inside the Asia headquarters of HSCB. While the bank has stated they are happy for them to be there and support everyone’s right to protest, the camp state it’s just a hypocritical way of avoiding bad publicity.
While protests in Hong …

‘Journos Abroad’ AFP, “China is opening up, but it’s still a tough situation”

May 16, 2012 – 10:42 pm |

According to Eric Wishart, Agence France-Presse Asia region chief, China is a still a difficult country to work in, but things are looking up.
So how is the current situation in China, do you have any presence there?
We have bureaus in Beijing and Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taiwan. But in China it’s …

‘Journos Abroad’ The Hong Kong Public Takes to the Streets [Video Coverage in Five-parts]

April 1, 2012 – 8:40 pm |

The demonstration takes off.
 

 
Has a communist come into power?
 

 
So what is going on?
 

 
Anonymous makes an appearance.
 

 
Optimism?
 

 

Hollande in London – The French Socialist’s Visit

March 8, 2012 – 7:37 am |

It was a busy leap year for Mr François Hollande, the frontrunner in the French presidential elections. For someone who incarnates the 35-hour working week in France he was exceptionally busy. For breakfast he appeared on French radio station RTL being interviewed by well-known journalists such as Jean-Michel Apathie, Alain …

‘Journos Abroad’ Nick Clegg Gives Talk at Sciences Po

March 7, 2012 – 6:38 pm |

Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg popped by the renowned Institute of Political Studies (“Sciences Po” for the French-speaking) in Paris last week for a light-hearted “conversation with students about current events”.
Among the few highlights of the conference was Mr. Clegg’s unexpected response to a British student who, as he …

One Picture Tells…Occupy London, November 2011

November 20, 2011 – 4:19 pm |

 

One Picture Tells…London Student Tuition Fees Protest, 9 November 2011

November 20, 2011 – 4:03 pm |

 
 

Death of Jimmy Mubenga Sparks Protest

May 31, 2011 – 6:33 pm |

Campaigners that gathered outside the annual meeting of security company G4S last Thursday, called upon the organisation to be held accountable for the death of an Angolan refugee in their custody last year.
46-year-old Jimmy Mubenga died in hospital shortly after he was restrained by three G4S guards on board of a British …

European Schools to Face €7 Million Cuts

May 27, 2011 – 5:55 pm |

Plans to cut EU funding to a network of 14 ‘European Schools’ have been condemned by a parents’ association leader.
Synchronicity Magazine has learned that the schools, which encourage children of different European nationalities to study together, are facing budget cuts of €7m (£6.17m) out of their total €164m EU budget …

Protests in Madrid Cause Controversy

May 20, 2011 – 3:28 pm |

“Spain’s economic problems are down to depending on European subsidies for too long,” says a leading Spanish journalist.
Synchronicity Magazine spoke to London-based correspondent for Catalyuna Radio, Oriol Serra, about the crisis: “Money is gone now and Spain has turned from beneficiary into payer.” He added that a lack of planning …

Censored Burma

February 6, 2011 – 1:09 pm |

As Western nations learn more about Burma, modern technology is making it easier for the Burmese people to learn about their nation.The future of Burma is uncertain. The country has been under the intense watch of the international media of late, with their controversial elections and the release of the …