Archive for February 12th, 2018

12/02/2018

Cryptocurrencies: With Inequality Rising, Citizens Seek Out Alternative Economy Solutions

Human Wrongs Watch

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12/02/2018

Brexit and Its Discontents

Human Wrongs Watch

By Jake Lynch*

12 Feb 2018 – TRANSCEND Media Service — “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has”.

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Jake Lynch

Of the many people down the years who’ve delightedly come across this well-known aphorism by the anthropologist, Margaret Mead, the vast majority have surely read it as affirmation for activism in progressive causes.

As a good example, the UK this year is celebrating the centenary of some women getting the vote, for the first time – thanks to the efforts of just such a group, the suffragists and suffragettes.

But Mead’s observation can equally apply to conservative causes. One of those who today inherit the suffragette’s mantle as women MPs, the Conservative, Anna Soubry, has been complaining in media interviews that Britain’s exit from the European Union is being driven by as few as three dozen right-wing ideologues among her own parliamentary colleagues.

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