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However water charges are dressed up in Ireland, they should be ideologically opposed

By Rob Winkel

The Irish water charges ‘Expert Commission’ has reported back following a months-long review of how water charges should be implemented. The commission was established in response to an election in which the majority of Irish voters voted for parties that pledged in their manifestos to abolish water charges. 846 more words

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Philippines: Thousands express dismay over 'revision' of history -- "Ferdinand Marcos was no hero"

 (philstar.com) | Updated December 1, 2016 – 12:12am

Protesters converge at the People Power Monument in Quezon City on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 from afternoon till midnight to oppose the burial of late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. 288 more words

Residents in one of Birmingham’s formerly most run-down areas took action

The BBC noted in 2010 that during the 1970s and 1980s, the post-war Castle Vale estate, dominated by tower blocks, became known for poverty and crime. 145 more words

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Greens given geography lesson as Swiss reject Fukushima induced nuclear panic.

The proposal to force older nuclear power plants to close in Switzerland has been rejected in a referendum. The five reactors that provide over one-third of electricity can continue to operate according to their economic lives. 247 more words

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Victory?

We’ve been reliably informed by our friends at Basildon & Southend Housing Action (BASHA) that it’s been six weeks since the second consultation with residents by Basildon Council over the future of the community garden on the Nursery Gardens estate in Laindon. 233 more words

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Oi, teacher, leave those kids alone. Change the way we teach religion.

​Why do people still believe in God? Probably because each generation tells the next that a certain God exists, before the new generation gets the ability to think and work it out for themselves. 558 more words

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