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Austerity

Cameron ‘playing poker with his hands of cards facing upwards’
David Cameron has said he doesn’t want to leave the EU, so if he wants changes to the UK’s membership he needs to sort himself out from a negotiating skill perspective, British politician and former MEP Godfrey Bloom, told RT’s In the Now.

29.05.2015 13:25

Day of rage: Thousands to protest Tory austerity, Islamophobia & Human Rights Act repeal
Thousands of people are expected to attend numerous protests in the capital on Saturday to demonstrate against further planned cuts to welfare, the scrapping of the Human Rights Act and discrimination against the Islamic community.

29.05.2015 13:40

Poverty porn: BBC slammed for 'Hunger Games-style’ reality show
The BBC has been forced to defend a new reality TV show which pits low-paid worker against low-paid worker in a bid to become ‘Britain’s Hardest Grafter’.

29.05.2015 08:32

​Chancellor Osborne demands extra £1bn UK defense cuts
Further cuts to the UK defense budget will begin to impact on Britain’s operational capacity, critics argue, as Chancellor George Osborne presses ahead with military austerity measures worth £1 billion.

29.05.2015 08:14

Austerity protest: ‘UK citizens need govt support, not attack’
UK citizens are calling for an end to austerity. They need a strong welfare state where wealth is divided equally among society and the government supports as opposed to attacks people, says Callum Cant of the National Campaign against Fees and Cuts.

28.05.2015 10:37

Corporations shell out $1.2mn in Senate contributions to fast-track TPP
Records from the Federal Election Commission show corporations have been donating tens of thousands of dollars to Senate campaign coffers, particularly to lawmakers who were undecided over a controversial trade deal involving Pacific Rim countries.

27.05.2015 22:39

​‘Gross insult’: Petition against Irish water charges snubbed by Cork’s Deputy Lord Mayor
Anti-austerity campaigners in southern Ireland say Cork City Council’s refusal to accept a petition opposing the Irish government’s controversial water charges is undemocratic and an insult to local citizens.

26.05.2015 16:27

Chicken or Egg? Brexit & the End of the EU
Britain is demanding reform and the EU risks its own demise if it doesn’t listen.

26.05.2015 14:43

‘Another Britain is possible’: Activists to protest Tory austerity, Human Rights Act repeal
As concern mounts over the Tories’ austerity agenda and plans to dismantle the Human Rights Act, a series of protests will take place in London this week to oppose the Queen’s Speech.

26.05.2015 14:49

‘Greek government’s responsibility for debt crisis approximately zero’
After inheriting years of poor economic performance, Greece’s new Syriza government can’t be blamed for being unable to pay June installments to the IMF, James Galbraith, economist and professor from the University of Texas, told RT’s In the Now show.

26.05.2015 09:57

‘Breaking point’: Greek hospitals out of painkillers, scissors and sheets due to austerity
Hospitals across Greece are lacking the most essential supplies, including painkillers, scissors and sheets, as years of economic meltdown have left the country’s healthcare system in a desperate state.

25.05.2015 20:39

‘West interested in pure crooks, psychopaths and puppets to lead Libya’
Libya is now a basket case of problems after suffering interference by western powers that are not interested in promoting peace, but rather managing the chaos, Gearoid O Colmain, an independent political analyst, told RT.

25.05.2015 09:11