”First they came for Assange…”

”First they came for Assange…”

”First they came for Assange…”The anniversary of Julian Assange’s four years of arbitrary detainment at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London 19.6.2016, Brussels A conference with Yanis Varoufakis, former Greek minister of finance, Srecko Horvat, Croatian philosopher, Julian Assange (from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London) and many others, on the importance on whistleblowers, transparency and democracy. [...]

Why I am leading Anti-IEBC demonstrations.

Why I am leading Anti-IEBC demonstrations.

Why I am leading Anti-IEBC demonstrations.A common misconception our brothers in Jubilee have about democracy is that once people set up institutions, they lose all power over any issues that are meant to be resolved by those institutions. Yet modern progressive constitutions are very clear that the people are the ultimate authority over any institution [...]

Burundu: Corruption And Conflict

Burundu: Corruption And Conflict

Burundi : Corruption and ConflictBurundi is among the smallest economies in the world, recently ranked by the International Monetary Fund as the poorest country in the world. The ongoing political turmoil which was sparked by the decision of the ruling party in April, 2015 to enable the president to seek a contested term has caught [...]

Panama Papers – Experience from the front

Panama Papers – Experience from the front

Panama Papers- Experience from the frontSo here we are, day 3 of the Panama Papers scandal and its already got its own hashtag (or a number of them) potentially brought down its first government (The dramatic fall from grace of Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, Iceland’s Prime Minister) and has spilled the beans on a host of [...]

How corruption has negatively affected the development of Malawi

How corruption has negatively affected the development of MalawiIntroduction Corruption is a social evil and it is very bad! It strangles the society, nurtures inequalities and enhances underdevelopment. It is a cancer of development and everybody involved in it is a murderer of the society. Corruption threatens sustainable development, ethical values, and justice and undermines [...]