Archive for February, 2010

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The Robin Hood Tax

February 18, 2010

a tiny tiny tax on some financial transactions with money going to boosting national budgets, for international aid and action against climate change.

a fun promo video for a simple idea here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzZIRMXcxRc

and the petition to support it here https://secure.avaaz.org/en/robin_hood/?rc=fbp&pv=1

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Spanish Policemen Go Against “Preventive Detention” of Migrants

February 17, 2010

Time for some good news in this blog. Read this interview with a Spanish Police union leader (apparently including half of the police force in the country) on why the police force should reject the new regulations for “preventive detention” of migrants.

http://www.ecre.org/files/ECRE_INTERVIEW_SUP.pdf