Monthly Archives: September 2022

People striking in Alabama’s prisons have issued demands to mitigate the ‘humanitarian crisis’ inside

30 September 2022 / nemo / Canary News

The aborted execution of Alan Miller in Alabama last week is the latest in a series of botched executions in the state. Meanwhile, Kastellio Vaughan is emaciated and incapacitated having returned to Alabama’s Elmore Correctional Facility immediately following major surgery. Since 26 September, people incarcerated in prisons state-wide have been on strike to protest the “humanitarian […]

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Denial and rebellion spread amongst backlash to disaster mini-budget

30 September 2022 / nemo / Canary News

On Friday 23 September, chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng revealed his new mini-budget for the UK. Some of the highlights include: The cancellation of the planned increase in corporation tax – it was set to rise from 19% to 25%. The scrapping of the 45% higher rate of income tax for everyone outside of Scotland. The removal […]

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Fascism takes further hold with the election of Giorgia Meloni in Italy

30 September 2022 / nemo / Canary News

The election of far-right candidate Giorgia Meloni as Italy’s new president signals another advance of fascism in Europe. Her Brothers of Italy party has gone into coalition with other right-wing parties. It is likely migrants, workers, and LGBTQIA+ people who will face a vicious assault in the coming days. The response of several prominent world […]

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Nuclear war or a new front line: what the Ukraine annexations could mean

30 September 2022 / nemo / Canary News

Russian president Vladimir Putin is set to annex large areas of Ukraine. But, US president Joe Biden says the US will never recognise such territories as Russian. The eventual outcomes are unclear but an India-Pakistan style nuclear stand-off is a possibility. The Guardian surmised that the areas Putin plans to annex make up 15% of […]

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What’s at stake aside from the Amazon rainforest?

30 September 2022 / nemo / Canary News

Brazil’s presidential election takes place on 2 October. As commentators have pointed out, the future of the Amazon is at stake in the poll. But countless lives, near and far, are on the line too. The election is effectively a battle between two candidates, despite others being on the ballot. These are the incumbent Jair […]

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