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Cheap Oil Instead Of Democracy: The Conflict Between Iran And The US

Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 4:38 pm | Scoop.me

In 1906, Iran was one of the first states in the Middle East to officially to become a democracy. However, in order to secure cheap oil from the country, the US and Britain overthrew progressive Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh in 1953 and turned Iran into ... More >>

Chile Becomes One Of The Top COVID-19 Vaccination Leaders

Friday, 19 March 2021, 4:36 pm | Scoop.me

After being one of the world’s most hard-hit nations with COVID-19, Chile has now managed to become one of the top countries in the vaccination of its population. According to government officials and health experts, the government’s early negotiations ... More >>

Balearic Government Turns Empty Apartments Into Social Housing

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 5:15 pm | Scoop.me

Affordable housing is scarce, while at the same time many apartments remain empty. This is a problem that many cities are struggling with. The government of the Balearic islands in Spain has now found a solution. A total of 56 apartments, most of them ... More >>

“Universities Have Turned Into Landlords”: UK Students Plan Biggest Rent Strike In 40 Years

Friday, 18 December 2020, 4:05 pm | Scoop.me

Students from at least 20 universities across Britain are planning to to go on rent strike when they return from the Christmas break – unless their universities agree to negotiate on rent reductions. They insist that they should not be made to pay ... More >>

Amazon Must Finally Pay Taxes: 400 Politicians From All World Unite Against Amazon

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 4:04 pm | Scoop.me

Internet giant Amazon is known for paying its workers poorly, paying hardly any attention to environmental laws and paying low to zero taxes. In a letter to Amazon boss Jeff Bezos , 400 members of parliament from 34 different countries now call ... More >>

Argentina Seeks Wealth Tax: Millionaires Have To Pay One Third Of The Corona Crisis Costs

Saturday, 5 December 2020, 2:34 pm | Scoop.me

In Argentina, the super-rich will have to pay for the costs of the Covid-19 crisis . The center-left government of the South American country decided in November 2020 on a new wealth tax for large fortunes over two million euros. This will finance ... More >>

Payments For The Poor, Taxation Of The Rich: Bolivia’s Left-Wing Party Returns To Power

Saturday, 5 December 2020, 2:30 pm | Scoop.me

Bolivia elections 2020: MAS, the left-wing party of Evo Morales and Luis Acre claimes a landslide win. With this election victory, the Bolivian population has taught the ruling right-wing elite several lessons. It is a clear rejection of the opression ... More >>

LGBTQ Activist Sarah McBride Becomes First Transgender Senator In The USA

Tuesday, 10 November 2020, 3:59 pm | Scoop.me

30-year-old Sarah McBride was elected to the state parliament of Delaware with a majority of 73 percent of the votes. The first transgender senator advocates a socially just health policy, paid sick leave and the rights of queer people. After her great ... More >>

ISIS Terror Attack In Vienna – Three Muslims Rescue Lives And Become Heroes Of The City

Saturday, 7 November 2020, 6:51 pm | Scoop.me

On November 2nd, four people died in Vienna in a terror attack. The number of victims could have been larger if courageous people had not intervened. Abu El Hosna, Recep Tayyip Gültekin and Mikail Özen were able to help a policeman and a woman in extreme ... More >>

Housing First: Utah Ends Homelessness And Provides Shelter For All

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 4:32 pm | Scoop.me

By Scoop.me / Philipp Stadler In the USA, there are more than five times as many vacant homes as there are homeless people. The state of Utah has therefore implemented the “Housing First” program and started to provide shelter for all in need, meaning ... More >>

People Before Profit: The Degrowth Movement Values People, Not Money

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 2:45 pm | Scoop.me

Original author: Scoop.me/Livia Regen Original Link: https://scoop.me/degrowth-movement-degrowth-meaning/   Globalised capitalist economies continue to rely on numbers and economic growth, although they reveal little about inequality and sustainable well-being. ... More >>

Spanish City Bilbao Shows How To Overcome The Corona Crisis

Thursday, 16 April 2020, 9:20 am | Scoop.me

Author: Kontrast/Mariella Edinger Original Link : https://scoop.me/bilbao-spain-coronavirus-ending-soon-best-practice/ Around 50 years ago, the Basque city of Bilbao in northern Spain was left with nothing. Today, Bilbao is internationally renowned for urban regeneration. The key to success: ... More >>

Budapest´s Deputy-mayor: Viktor Orban Puts Power Over People

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 10:05 am | Scoop.me

Author: Scoop.me/Thomas Hackl   Original Link: https://scoop.me/hungary-government-viktor-orban-human-rights-coronavirus/  In the shadow of the Corona crisis, Viktor Orban has de facto abolished democracy in Hungary. His party pushed through a new emergency law on March 30, which effectively ... More >>

USA Blocks Aid Deliveries Despite The Coronavirus Pandemic

Monday, 6 April 2020, 5:34 pm | Scoop.me

Author: Cuba HEUTE/Cuba HEUTE Original Source: https://scoop.me/cuba-usa-medical-help-block-coronavirus-ai United States has prevented a Chinese aid shipment of medical supplies to Cuba to combat the novel coronavirus. The North American transport company withdrew from ... More >>

Cuba Sends Doctors Around The World – Not Only In Times Of Corona

Monday, 6 April 2020, 5:28 pm | Scoop.me

In the midst of the Corona crisis, teams of Cuban doctors have landed in Italy and Andorra to provide medical support to Europe. However, this is not the first time that the island state has shown solidarity this way. Medical cooperation with other ... More >>

The 5 Worst Things About Orban Taking Total Control Of Hungary

Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 2:47 pm | Scoop.me

Author: Ezalenyeg/Hírszerkesztő   We have summarised the 5 most disgusting things about the new Hungarian law which grants Orban total control. On Monday, March 30th, the Hungarian Parliament passed a law pertaining to measures needed to combat ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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