Secret aid worker: Greece has exposed the aid community’s failures

The usual excuses don’t work in an EU country. With funding, infrastructure, and a stable government, why are we failing refugees in Greece? he aid community has over many years developed a habit of finding reasons for why the school was not built in the Afghan village, why the women’s agricultural businesses never made any… Read More

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Greece: Cycle of Patmos NGO declared fraud

Fourteen people in a disbanded Greek NGO called the Cycle of Patmos which held environmental conferences on cruise ships that lured religious leaders and top analysts have been charged with criminal fraud and money laundering after they could not account for 3 million euros ($4 million) in their financial records.   Those charged include 10… Read More

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Winning trade union support for EU vote will be ‘difficult’, PM warned

Len McCluskey, the general secretary of Unite, has warned it will be difficult to encourage trade unionists to vote for staying in the European Union even though he officially backs Britain remaining a member. McCluskey confirmed for the first time that he will argue for the UK to remain in the EU and that he would personally… Read More

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Trade Union Bill is bad news for Britain

If you could introduce any piece of law, what would it be? What issues would you address, if you were minister for a day? Talking to people throughout Liverpool Wavertree, I know that all kinds of things matter to local people. Decent local schools. An efficient and fair health service. Care for the elderly. Opportunities… Read More

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Europe’s Migrant Shame : traffickers raping children and women as payment for getting families to UK

REFUGEE children are being forced into “survival sex” to pay smugglers so their families can continue travelling across Europe and, in many cases, reach the UK.   The UN’s refugee agency, UNHCR, is calling on authorities across the EU to take urgent security steps as it reveals major concerns over sexual violence and abuse against… Read More

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