Fuck David Willetts | Cambridge Tab Sometimes immaturity is under-rated. This is one Cambridge student's reaction to the news that David Willetts is due back at her uni this week - despite the fact he didn't get a very warm welcome last time.
Forget Berlin – to see the dark side of Europe we must look to Bosnia, the first victim of Friedman’s “shock therapy” on the Continent, says Emilio Molinari If someone in the European elections wants to understand a little more of the dark side of the European Union, of the Fiscal Compact and the 3% budgetary … Continue reading →
The story of how a few determined Italian women stopped their factory closing and protected their livelihoods has become the subject a powerful film. “My name is Rose Giancola, I am a worker at Tacconi Sud and this is the second night of the occupation of the factory.” Thus begins the documentary, ‘Atlantis’* directed and … Continue reading →
Europe’s austerity fetish and longer term neo-liberal reforms promoted by Big Business, Governments and the EU Commission hurt women disproportionately. Here’s a few facts to illustrate the point. Europe wide The gender pay gap is around 16% It ranges from more than a quarter (27%) in Estonia to around a fiftieth (2%) in Slovenia. … Continue reading →
The size and the impact of Spain’s humongous bank bail that came in the wake of the 2007-2008 final crisis – caused by the out of control financial sector, including in Spain – is being concealed. Here’s what you should know about it in five points: 1. Losses to the Spanish people from the public rescues … Continue reading →
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