Daily Archives: August 6, 2018

Sweden | Call for solidarity! Motor vessel with humanitarian aid highjacked – Who to contact to support the kidnapped crew. Act now!

31 july, 2018 / AKTIVISTERFORFED

The Swedish citizen Divina Levrini which also is a part of Aktivister för fred (In English: Activists for peace) have since the departure from Sweden i May 2018 sailed with Ship to Gaza and Freedom Flotilla. During the last leg towards Gaze, she sailed on Al Awda (The Return).

Poland | Power Grab in Poland? Academics see ominous provisions in new higher ed law

by Matthew Reisz

After triggering the biggest student protests seen in Poland since the fall of Communism, controversial plans to reform higher education in the country are set to pass into law.

Academics had warned, in the words of Mateusz Laszczkowski, assistant professor of political and economic anthropology at the University of Warsaw, that the draft Law on Higher Education and Science — known as Law 2.0 — reflected both “Poland’s broader authoritarian turn” and “the sweeping neoliberalization of academia across Europe.”

Chomsky on Regime Change in Nicaragua

With patented angst, Noam Chomsky opined on President Daniel Ortega’s Nicaragua to an agreeing Amy Goodman: “But there’s been a lot of corruption, a lot of repression. It’s autocratic, undoubtedly.”