The Reasons Taking In Refugees Will Be Good For The UK

For months, the refugee crisis engulfing Europe as a result of poverty and political turmoil in North Africa, Middle East and beyond has been growing steadily worse. There have been at least 350,000 entries by refugees into the EU so far this year – an average of about 1,500 a day. Germany alone is expecting 800,000 … More The Reasons Taking In Refugees Will Be Good For The UK

The Mediterranean Refugee Crisis is Europe’s collective problem, and requires a collective solution

  David Cameron has received a barrage of criticism over his description of the approximately 5,000 refugees camped in and around the port of Calais as a ‘swarm’. Everyone from Jeremy Corbyn to the UN Special Representative for International Migration has levelled criticism at the Prime Minister, and even Nigel Farage has distanced himself from the comments. The level … More The Mediterranean Refugee Crisis is Europe’s collective problem, and requires a collective solution

Greek Referendum – The Consequences of Defiance

Sunday’s referendum saw the Greek people decisively reject the terms offered by their country’s creditors to continue the bailout package which has, for the last few years, been sustaining the government. 61.3% of those who cast their vote chose to show their defiance of the further austerity measures contained in the proposed deal, which the governing … More Greek Referendum – The Consequences of Defiance

Petition – Persuade the UK and EU Governments Not To Sign TTIP

  Yesterday, Cynical Optimist started a petition on Change.Org to persuade the UK Government, the European Council and the European Commission that the proposed TTIP trade agreement with the USA will be highly damaging to all EU countries and should not be proceeded with. You can help by signing the petition here.   The full … More Petition – Persuade the UK and EU Governments Not To Sign TTIP