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Merkel ally & EU bigwig says Hungary’s Orban isn’t a ‘bad European,’ fights ‘illegal’ immigration

By ethan / May 30, 2018

The leader of the largest political group in the EU Parliament and Angela Merkel ally, Manfred Weber, has defended Viktor Orban against critics who accuse Hungary’s Eurosceptic, anti-immigrant PM of being a “bad European.” Weber, a member of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc and the leader of the European People’s Party, said it’s wrong […]

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Wilders plans Mohammed cartoon contest as he fights discrimination conviction

By ethan / May 17, 2018

Firebrand Dutch MP Geert Wilders is to run a Mohammed ‘cartoon-drawing’ contest while he appeals a 2016 conviction for anti-Moroccan comments. The right-wing veteran is perhaps best known for his attacks on Islam. Wilders, the founder and current leader of the biggest opposition party in the Dutch parliament, the Party for Freedom (PPV), will return […]

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Catholic Church fights new child sex abuse bills in Florida & Georgia as ‘unfair’

By ethan / March 13, 2018

The Catholic Church is opposing new child sex abuse legislation in both Georgia and New York. One archbishop described proposed statute of limitations extensions for survivors to come forward as “extraordinarily unfair.” A legislative proposal known as the “Hidden Predator Act” (House Bill 605), to extend the statute of limitations for adult survivors of child […]

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‘Reckless assault on Mother Earth’: Seneca Nation fights fracking treatment plant

By ethan / February 8, 2018

The Seneca Nation has come out against a proposal that would see 42,000 gallons of fracking wastewater dumped in a river in Pennsylvania, in the latest fight between the energy industry and indigenous Americans. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) is reviewing the proposal for a fracking wastewater treatment plant by the Allegheny River, […]

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Fights break out at ‘It’s OK To Be White’ event on UConn campus

By ethan / November 29, 2017

Published time: 29 Nov, 2017 06:27 A fight erupted during an event being held at the University of Connecticut, featuring conservative-leaning political commentator Lucian Wintrich. As crowds dispersed from the event, someone allegedly threw a smoke bomb inside the building. The event that led to the fight on Tuesday was called ‘It’s OK To Be […]

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