The sinking of the Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior was a major event that occurred on July 10, 1985, in Auckland, New Zealand. The Rainbow Warrior was a ship owned by the environmental organization Greenpeace, and it had been docked in Auckland as part of a campaign against French nuclear testing in the South Pacific. On the night of July 10th, two agents from the French intelligence agency, the Directorate-General for External Security (DGSE), placed two limpet mines on the hull of the Rainbow Warrior. The explosions sank the ship, killing one crew member, Portuguese photographer Fernando Pereira. The crime was apparent … Continue reading The bombing of the rainbow warrior
Bank Reserve Deposits – How Money is ‘Really’ Created. More than 97% of all the money in the economy exists as bank deposits – and banks create these deposits simply by making loans. Every time someone takes out a loan, new money is created. Even among … Continue reading How Do The Banks Create Money?
To cope with the rising cost of living crisis, households will get payments of £65. A £65 payment will be made to households that currently qualify for council tax reduction due to low income. The funds are from the government’s … Continue reading Household Support Fund Could Offer Extra Council Payment Of £65.00
Our campaign for wealth taxes has hit a nerve among those who advise the super rich. “At the first hint” of a wealth tax, The Express wrote on Sunday, “private jets will be lining the tarmac.” Quoting our analysis, the newspaper interviewed wealth … Continue reading Tax Justice UK Update
Which boroughs in Greater London experience the highest deprivation in any kind is depicted on a new map by the Office of National Statistics. The map, which depicts the whole United Kingdom, was created using data from the 2021 census, … Continue reading London – The Great Divide Map of 2022
A recent study discovered that domestic violence increases by roughly 50% after England wins World Cup games. The study, conducted by Warwick Business School, found that on days when England won a World Cup or European Championship match, spouse abuse … Continue reading Domestic Violence Increases by 50% During Football Wins