Thursday, November 27, 2014

The idea behind the party is simple, Iglesias told the Guardian on Tuesday. "It's citizens doing politics. If the citizens don't get involved in politics, others will. And that opens the door to them robbing you of democracy, your rights and your wallet."?PODEMOS HOPES TO CEMENT CITIZENS POLITICS IN SPAIN?

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

BBC News - Ferguson a stark reminder of US human rights issues - media   Class Or Colour“Channel Your Frustration In Ways That Will Make A Positive Change.”? - See more at:

Friday, November 7, 2014

The history of An Garda Síochána is a long litany of violence against citizens, of indiscipline, insubordination and ineptitude, corruption and illegality, of ill-treating detainees, botched investigations and much more – wrongdoing revealed by tribunals of inquiry culminating in the extraordinary findings of the Morris Tribunal whose recommendations still blow in the wind, in court trials and in debacles like the latest one that brought down the Minister for Justice.
The right to dissent peacefully is a cornerstone of democracy. Nevertheless, since the foundation of the Irish state, police violence has been routinely used to suppress protest movements – most notably protests by the most marginalised in society.?