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Boston Herald
French protesters disrupt airport; gas shortages easepressure on gas stations eased, with fewer lines visible at stations in the Par
French protesters disrupt airport; gas shortages ease
Boston Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
pressure on gas stations eased, with fewer lines visible at stations in the Paris region. Earlier in the week 30 percent of stations were out of gas or running low, notably amid panic buying, but Total and the UFIP national oil industry... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
When religion becomes evilcompassion and nonviolence, this reputation is being undermined by some Buddhis
When religion becomes evil
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 5 hours ago
compassion and nonviolence, this reputation is being undermined by some Buddhists in Burma, a country wherein almost 90 percent of the 54 million inhabitants are adherents of that religion. Buddhist monks of the nationalist, anti-Muslim "969"... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
French protesters disrupt airport; gas shortages easepressure on gas stations eased, with fewer lines visible at stations in the Par
French protesters disrupt airport; gas shortages ease
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 hours ago
pressure on gas stations eased, with fewer lines visible at stations in the Paris region. Earlier in the week 30 percent of stations were out of gas or running low, notably amid panic buying, but Total and the UFIP national oil industry... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
French protesters disrupt airport; gas shortages easepressure on gas stations eased, with fewer lines visible at stations in the Par
French protesters disrupt airport; gas shortages ease
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 6 hours ago
pressure on gas stations eased, with fewer lines visible at stations in the Paris region. Earlier in the week 30 percent of stations were out of gas or running low, notably amid panic buying, but Total and the UFIP national oil industry... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
French protesters disrupt airport; gas shortages easepressure on gas stations eased, with fewer lines visible at stations in the Par
French protesters disrupt airport; gas shortages ease
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 hours ago
pressure on gas stations eased, with fewer lines visible at stations in the Paris region. Earlier in the week 30 percent of stations were out of gas or running low, notably amid panic buying, but Total and the UFIP national oil industry... Read more
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ABC News
French Protesters Disrupt Airport; Gas Shortages Easepressure on gas stations eased, with fewer lines visible at stations in the Par
French Protesters Disrupt Airport; Gas Shortages Ease
ABC News / Posted 7 hours ago
pressure on gas stations eased, with fewer lines visible at stations in the Paris region. Earlier in the week 30 percent of stations were out of gas or running low, notably amid panic buying, but Total and the UFIP national oil industry... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimbabwe's One Million Man March - 'A Ridiculous Partisan Project'the former Organization of African Unity (OAU), now the African Union (AU). In
Zimbabwe's One Million Man March - 'A Ridiculous Partisan Project'
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the former Organization of African Unity (OAU), now the African Union (AU). In an interview with DW, the chairperson of the movement Occupy Africa Unity Square (OAUS), Dirk Frey, called on Zimbabweans to raise their voices against the current... Read more
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Boston Globe
Some Harvard graduates are wearing red tape on their caps to protest the university's sexual assault policieson her black graduation cap. “By wearing red tape, we want to show members of
Some Harvard graduates are wearing red tape on their caps to protest the university's sexual assault policies
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
on her black graduation cap. “By wearing red tape, we want to show members of the Harvard community that we’re standing in solidarity with survivors of sexual violence, including ones who can’t be there because of the violence they experienced,”... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Tight security soon may be felt locallywith now-customary airport-style pat-downs, wanding and bag checks. The number
Tight security soon may be felt locally
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
with now-customary airport-style pat-downs, wanding and bag checks. The number of security agents is said to be up 25 percent from a year ago. Then there are the bomb-sniffing dogs. Welcome to Paris, city of lights and heavy security, still... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Le Havre citizens not worried about lack of fuelthe sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labo
Le Havre citizens not worried about lack of fuel
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
the sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labor inspector who had come from Rouen to show solidarity with the strikers, said the protests were as much against the political status quo as the labor bill. "There's no... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Le Havre citizens not worried about lack of fuelthe sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labo
Le Havre citizens not worried about lack of fuel
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
the sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labor inspector who had come from Rouen to show solidarity with the strikers, said the protests were as much against the political status quo as the labor bill. "There's no... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Le Havre citizens not worried about lack of fuelthe sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labo
Le Havre citizens not worried about lack of fuel
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
the sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labor inspector who had come from Rouen to show solidarity with the strikers, said the protests were as much against the political status quo as the labor bill. "There's no... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Le Havre citizens not worried about lack of fuelthe sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labo
Le Havre citizens not worried about lack of fuel
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
the sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labor inspector who had come from Rouen to show solidarity with the strikers, said the protests were as much against the political status quo as the labor bill. "There's no... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Chevron CEO and Board Confronted for Lying To Shareholders, SEC and Public at Annual Shareholder Meetinghas been unable to resolve major shareholder unrest over his leadership. In one
Chevron CEO and Board Confronted for Lying To Shareholders, SEC and Public at Annual Shareholder Meeting
CommonDreams.org / Posted yesterday
has been unable to resolve major shareholder unrest over his leadership. In one of its strongest rebukes to date, thirty percent of Chevron shareholders representing $57.6 billion of assets under management sent a clear message to Watson and his... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Le Havre citizens not worried about lack of fuelthe sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labo
Le Havre citizens not worried about lack of fuel
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
the sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labor inspector who had come from Rouen to show solidarity with the strikers, said the protests were as much against the political status quo as the labor bill. "There's no... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Black NC faith leaders: 'We agree with God' on controversial HB2much opposition against the bill signed into law in March, but more than 50 fai
Black NC faith leaders: 'We agree with God' on controversial HB2
The Charlotte Post / Posted yesterday
much opposition against the bill signed into law in March, but more than 50 faith leaders from across the state stood in solidarity in support of it. “We’re here to debunk and dispel the many fallacious ideologies that people have attached to... Read more
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DW
Zimbabwe’s one million man march: 'a ridiculous partisan project' |the former Organization of African Unity (OAU), now the African Union (AU). In
Zimbabwe’s one million man march: 'a ridiculous partisan project' |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
the former Organization of African Unity (OAU), now the African Union (AU). In an interview with DW, the chairperson of the movement Occupy Africa Unity Square (OAUS), Dirk Frey, called on Zimbabweans to raise their voices against the current... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Protests idle some French oil refineriesthe sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labo
Protests idle some French oil refineries
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 2 days ago
the sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labor inspector who had come from Rouen to show solidarity with the strikers, said the protests were as much against the political status quo as the labor bill. "There's no... Read more
246 related stories
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Protests idle some French oil refineriesthe sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labo
Protests idle some French oil refineries
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
the sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labor inspector who had come from Rouen to show solidarity with the strikers, said the protests were as much against the political status quo as the labor bill. "There's no... Read more
246 related stories
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Protests idle some French oil refineriesthe sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labo
Protests idle some French oil refineries
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
the sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labor inspector who had come from Rouen to show solidarity with the strikers, said the protests were as much against the political status quo as the labor bill. "There's no... Read more
246 related stories
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Protests idle some French oil refineriesthe sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labo
Protests idle some French oil refineries
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
the sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labor inspector who had come from Rouen to show solidarity with the strikers, said the protests were as much against the political status quo as the labor bill. "There's no... Read more
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2d
DW
Mosque construction continues with community support: Ahmadi Muslim leader |in the eastern city of Erfurt, which is also the capital of the state of Thurin
Mosque construction continues with community support: Ahmadi Muslim leader |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
in the eastern city of Erfurt, which is also the capital of the state of Thuringia. "The churches have declared their solidarity with us, just like the Jewish community, which has a synagogue in the old city," Wagishauser said. Project... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Protests idle some French oil refineriesthe sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labo
Protests idle some French oil refineries
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
the sprawling complex. Outside, Gerald Le Corre, a 45-year-old government labor inspector who had come from Rouen to show solidarity with the strikers, said the protests were as much against the political status quo as the labor bill. "There's no... Read more
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2d
Chicago Tribune
Security tightens around French Open, and its pull may be felt here somedaywith now-customary airport-style pat-downs, wanding and bag checks. The number
Security tightens around French Open, and its pull may be felt here someday
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
with now-customary airport-style pat-downs, wanding and bag checks. The number of security agents is said to be up 25 percent from a year ago. Then there are the bomb-sniffing dogs. Welcome to Paris, city of lights and heavy security, still... Read more
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ABC News
Correction: Cyprus-Parliament-Elections Storycrisis that saw unemployment hit record levels. It may also be a backlash to th
Correction: Cyprus-Parliament-Elections Story
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
crisis that saw unemployment hit record levels. It may also be a backlash to the doubling of the electoral threshold to 3.6 percent — the percentage of votes required to win a seat in parliament — that many interpreted as a bid to shut out smaller... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Democratic Wingman of the Democratic Partychanging the narrative of the Democratic conversation is one thing, but there a
The Democratic Wingman of the Democratic Party
The Atlantic / Posted 6 days ago
changing the narrative of the Democratic conversation is one thing, but there are deeper issues of Democratic solidarity in Sanders’s hands at the moment—a moment that, as far as Dean is concerned, Sanders cannot retreat from if Donald... Read more
7d
The Christian Post
12-O Pakistani Girl Chained, Detained by Parents for Refusing to Marry 40-O Manraided the girl's house. While the father managed to escape, police arrested th
12-O Pakistani Girl Chained, Detained by Parents for Refusing to Marry 40-O Man
The Christian Post / Posted 7 days ago
raided the girl's house. While the father managed to escape, police arrested the mother. UNICEF estimates that about 3 percent of girls in Pakistan are married before they turn 15, and 21 percent before age 18. In January, Marvi Memon, a... Read more
7d
iol.co.za
Founding principles for the new union federationpolicy discussion documents is now under way within all the unions involved, an
Founding principles for the new union federation
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
policy discussion documents is now under way within all the unions involved, and it is hoped that the wider working-class movement will also become involved, writes Mphumzi Maqungo. The birth of Cosatu in 1985 was a huge victory for the working... Read more
8d
Salon.com
“We must counter Israel’s McCarthyism”: Meet the Palestinian intellectual Israel fears mostThe time has long passed when one could dismiss the Boycott, Divestment and San
“We must counter Israel’s McCarthyism”: Meet the Palestinian intellectual Israel fears most
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
The time has long passed when one could dismiss the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement–calling for Palestinian rights as enshrined in international law and human rights discourse—as something “merely symbolic.” The attacks on BDS evidenced in... Read more
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9d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
French police targeted as they rally against 'anti-cop hatred'before hurling a petrol bomb into it, an AFP journalist reported. Following la
French police targeted as they rally against 'anti-cop hatred'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
before hurling a petrol bomb into it, an AFP journalist reported. Following last year's jihadist attacks in Paris, public solidarity with the police increased significantly and still remains high. But relations have frayed following months of... Read more
11d
Naked Capitalism
00PM Water Coolerto become less salient and consequential, and so resist tactics that highlight
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 11 days ago
to become less salient and consequential, and so resist tactics that highlight difference in order to promote intragroup solidarity and to sow open conflict with other groups. Identity-centered activists view solidarity and conflict as the best... Read more
11d
AllAfrica.com
'Youths 100 Percent Behind President Mugabe'The Zanu-PF Politburo recently gave the party's Youth League the green light to
'Youths 100 Percent Behind President Mugabe'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The Zanu-PF Politburo recently gave the party's Youth League the green light to hold its "One Million-Man March" in solidarity with President Mugabe on May 25. The Youth League has been holding meetings countrywide drumming up support for the... Read more
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11d
Daily Maverick
The Life and Times of Karl Marx, in the words of Ronnie Kasrilsparticularly developed by Lenin, and the anti-colonial liberation struggles of
The Life and Times of Karl Marx, in the words of Ronnie Kasrils
Daily Maverick / Posted 11 days ago
particularly developed by Lenin, and the anti-colonial liberation struggles of Africa, Asia, Latin America whose movements and communist parties grappled with a theory of the nexus of class and nation (including ‘race’), and the... Read more
14d
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
How the 2016 election is upending pro-Israel orthodoxiesdo not see eye to eye, and for all their love of Zion, evangelicals will turn o
How the 2016 election is upending pro-Israel orthodoxies
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 14 days ago
do not see eye to eye, and for all their love of Zion, evangelicals will turn out for a candidate who is less than 100 percent on the issue. Welcome to the 2016 presidential election, when the conventional pro-Israel wisdom has been turned... Read more
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J Weekly
How the 2016 U.S. election is upending pro-Israel orthodoxiesdo not see eye to eye, and for all their love of Zion, evangelicals will turn o
How the 2016 U.S. election is upending pro-Israel orthodoxies
J Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
do not see eye to eye, and for all their love of Zion, evangelicals will turn out for a candidate who is less than 100 percent on the issue. Welcome to the 2016 presidential election, when the conventional pro-Israel wisdom has been turned... Read more
16d
DW
Bangladesh struggling to balance energy and environment needs |describes Bangladesh as a "power-hungry country that needs huge amounts of elec
Bangladesh struggling to balance energy and environment needs |
DW / Posted 16 days ago
describes Bangladesh as a "power-hungry country that needs huge amounts of electricity to develop." "Currently, only two percent of Bangladesh's power is generated using coal," he told the Thomson Reuters Foundation, adding, "the advanced... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Jonathan Zimmerman: What does it mean when a soldier uses the Black Power salute?In a 1969 survey, 56 percent of African-American soldiers serving in Vietnam sa
Jonathan Zimmerman: What does it mean when a soldier uses the Black Power salute?
Dallas Morning News / Posted 17 days ago
In a 1969 survey, 56 percent of African-American soldiers serving in Vietnam said they used the so-called Black Power salute. For some blacks, the raised-fist gesture signaled their opposition to a “white man’s war” in Asia. Others were protesting... Read more
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The Atlantic
Sadiq Khan Will Not Be Trump's 'Exception'to Nelson Mandela, who repeatedly spurned the South African government’s condit
Sadiq Khan Will Not Be Trump's 'Exception'
The Atlantic / Posted 17 days ago
to Nelson Mandela, who repeatedly spurned the South African government’s conditional offers of freedom, Khan placed moral solidarity above personal benefit. “This isn’t just about me,” he explained. “It’s about my friends, my family, and everyone... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Raised-fist photo by black women at West Point spurs inquiryin and out of the armed forces as some commenters accused the women of allying
Raised-fist photo by black women at West Point spurs inquiry
Manila Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
in and out of the armed forces as some commenters accused the women of allying themselves with the Black Lives Matter movement and sowing racial divisions in a military that relies on assimilation. Young black women set to graduate from West... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Voting for Empire is the Sole Option for Democrats and Republicansor the installed President in Washington. These few thousand people controlling
Voting for Empire is the Sole Option for Democrats and Republicans
Op-Ed News / Posted 20 days ago
or the installed President in Washington. These few thousand people controlling global capital amount to less than 0.0001 percent of the world's population. The TCC, as the capitalist elite of the world, dominate nation states through... Read more
22d
East Bay Express
San Francisco Rapper Equipto Leads Hunger Strike Against Police Brutality The Frisco 5’s movement is resonating with communities dealing with police bru
San Francisco Rapper Equipto Leads Hunger Strike Against Police Brutality
East Bay Express / Posted 22 days ago
The Frisco 5’s movement is resonating with communities dealing with police brutality, high costs of living, and cultural erasure across the Bay Area.By Nastia... Read more
23d
Boston Globe
Students from more than 40 Boston Public Schools will hold a walk-in Wednesdaywill take part in a “walk-in” Wednesday morning, during which they’ll gather ou
Students from more than 40 Boston Public Schools will hold a walk-in Wednesday
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
will take part in a “walk-in” Wednesday morning, during which they’ll gather outside their schools and enter together in solidarity. The movement is part of a national action supported by the Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools, a coalition of... Read more
23d
Bulatlat.com
Labor Day protests highlight calls for wage hike, end to EnDO, US imperialism – Bulatlatto unite and fight the government policies that brought these about. They were
Labor Day protests highlight calls for wage hike, end to EnDO, US imperialism – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 23 days ago
to unite and fight the government policies that brought these about. They were joined by some politicians while others sent solidarity messages. Contractualization and low wages have been top issues occupying the minds of Filipinos, according to... Read more
23d
The Sacramento Bee
Marcos Breton: Stop waving Mexican flag at Trump ralliesIt should be about fully assimilating into American society. “Latinos resort t
Marcos Breton: Stop waving Mexican flag at Trump rallies
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 days ago
It should be about fully assimilating into American society. “Latinos resort to inadequate or dead metaphors to express solidarity, because we have yet to construct new ones,” said Phillip Rodriguez, a Los Angeles-based director whose last film,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Conversation With Hage Geingobthere. You can see there is something that has been left. And we were one of t
A Conversation With Hage Geingob
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
there. You can see there is something that has been left. And we were one of the countries which implemented it about 95 percent or so, and if not more. So we are pleased for that, but unfortunately it stopped. So that status makes it... Read more
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New York Magazine
America Has Never Been So Ripe for TyrannyEstablishments and backed by moneyed elites). In 2012, the fund-raising power b
America Has Never Been So Ripe for Tyranny
New York Magazine / Posted 25 days ago
Establishments and backed by moneyed elites). In 2012, the fund-raising power behind Mitt Romney — avatar of the one percent — failed to dislodge Obama from office. And in this presidential cycle, the breakout candidates of both parties have... Read more
26d
DW
May Day marchers show support for human rights struggle |DW during the Bonn May Day march. Many consider this the 130th anniversary of
May Day marchers show support for human rights struggle |
DW / Posted 26 days ago
DW during the Bonn May Day march. Many consider this the 130th anniversary of the modern struggle for workers' rights. The movement began, ironically, in the United States, where May Day has never been a holiday. But in early May of 1886 - the... Read more
26d
guardian-series
Australia 'would welcome UK staying in the EU'bandwagon to criticise the way migration is handled in the EU. At the recent E
Australia 'would welcome UK staying in the EU'
guardian-series / Posted 26 days ago
bandwagon to criticise the way migration is handled in the EU. At the recent EU summit, she warned the principle of free movement should only be used by EU migrants who already have a job lined up here. This is yet another nail in the coffin for... Read more
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Harrow Times
Australia 'would welcome UK staying in the EU'bandwagon to criticise the way migration is handled in the EU. At the recent E
Australia 'would welcome UK staying in the EU'
Harrow Times / Posted 26 days ago
bandwagon to criticise the way migration is handled in the EU. At the recent EU summit, she warned the principle of free movement should only be used by EU migrants who already have a job lined up here. This is yet another nail in the coffin for... Read more
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This is West Country
Australia 'would welcome UK staying in the EU'bandwagon to criticise the way migration is handled in the EU. At the recent E
Australia 'would welcome UK staying in the EU'
This is West Country / Posted 26 days ago
bandwagon to criticise the way migration is handled in the EU. At the recent EU summit, she warned the principle of free movement should only be used by EU migrants who already have a job lined up here. This is yet another nail in the coffin for... Read more
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