This video is the national anthem of the Solomon Islands.
In an important victory for democratic rights, former Solomon Islands’ attorney general Julian Moti has succeeded in blocking the Australian government’s attempt to frame him on statutory rape charges: here.
Last week’s Queensland Supreme Court decision to throw out the prosecution of former Solomon Islands’ Attorney General Julian Moti on trumped up child sex charges is a major blow to the Australian government, its federal police and public prosecutors. The vicious five-year vendetta has cast light on Canberra’s filthy neo-colonial operations in the South Pacific, as well as the complicity of the entire political and media establishment—ranged across the official political spectrum, from the openly right wing to the ex-radical “left”: here.
Australian public prosecutors have issued a notice of appeal against a court ruling last December that threw out statutory rape charges against former Solomon Islands’ attorney general Julian Moti: here.
This video says about itself:
General Strike in Greece on April 2, 2009
Workers from the public and private sector unions, along with students and anti-war activists staged a national strike on April 2 to protest the government policy in reaction to the global economic meltdown including spending cuts and wage freezes. Over 20, 000 people showed up. They marched peacefully to the Greek parliament without any incident.
Greek Prime Minister Georgios Papandreou on Monday outlined “painful” measures to be implemented as part of Greece’s forthcoming austerity program: here.
Thousands of trade unionists belonging to the left-wing PAME confederation have marched through central Athens to protest against public spending cuts by Greece’s Socialist Party government: here.
Britain: In spite of the deepest economic recession in 70 years, the CEO’s of the FTSE top 100 companies continue to fill their pockets with enormous amounts of money: here.
USA: An editorial in last Sunday’s Los Angeles Times highlights the state of California’s inadequate utilization of government-provided food assistance services: here.
Karl Marx and the 1857 economic crisis: here.