On-going hunger strike in The Hague to support imprisoned asylum seekers in The Netherlands

The Hague – Activists on their second day of hunger strike have been supporting imprisoned asylum seekers in the Netherlands who officially started the strike on 1 May 2013, protesting against a dysfunctional asylum Dutch policy. Around 20 activists were gathered today at Plein in The Hague city centre to hold a hunger strike that… Read More On-going hunger strike in The Hague to support imprisoned asylum seekers in The Netherlands

A critique to capitalism

Since Adam Smith discovered the invisible hand, market economies have been sold as the panacea for ever-increasing growth. The rationale behind the culture of laissez-faire neoliberalism is that free, deregulated, international markets will lead to fierce competition which, coupled with the profit motive, will result in the optimum allocation of limited resources. Statistics demonstrate a… Read More A critique to capitalism

Free West Papua from “the Act of No Choice”.

(Photo’s credits to “Free West Papua” Website) “It’s time the United Nations made amends for its collusion with Indonesia’s annexation of West Papua in the 1960s. The people of West Papua have a right to self-determination. The UN should supervise a referendum to allow a genuine act of free choice.” Peter Tatchell, Human Rights campaigner… Read More Free West Papua from “the Act of No Choice”.