After days without any new arrivals on the Greek island of Chios, 177 migrants landed on its beaches on Wednesday, prompting an official at the Greek Citizens’ Protection Ministry to say that the incident “clearly proves that the Turkish president controls the flows toward Greece and, by extension, to the European Union”. … [Read more...] about Turkey Accused of Allowing Migrants to ‘Surge’ into Europe as Europol Tracks 65,000 People-Smugglers
A former leading member of ex-mayor Lutfur Rahman’s cabinet has promised a referendum to decide if Tower Hamlets should have an executive mayor after all if she gets elected to the office. All-male audience section at People's Alliance of Tower Hamlets election manifesto launch. Picture: Mike Brooke … [Read more...] about Tower Hamlets mayor candidate Rabina Khan launches her People’s Alliance manifesto challenging Labour
The big Caravan of People from Honduras, now coming across Mexico and heading to our “Weak Laws” Border, had better be stopped before it gets there. Cash cow NAFTA is in play, as is foreign aid to Honduras and the countries that allow this to happen. Congress MUST ACT NOW! … [Read more...] about Where Is the Caravan of People Seeking Asylum in the U.S. Now?
There have been a number of recent exciting discoveries in the study of ancient Peru. Last month, archaeologists uncovered the remains of children believed to have been human sacrifices, along with a hoard of treasures. Late last year, researchers were able, through 3-D imaging, to reconstruct the face of a noblewoman whose tomb—filled with riches and gold tools—was found just five years prior in the town of Huarmey, according to National Geographic. … [Read more...] about Women in Ancient Peru Were Rulers, but Sexism Kept People From Noticing, Historian Argues
The White House had promised to respond to petitions on the site if they get at least 100,000 signatures. As of Wednesday, the petition calling for a peace treaty had over 103,000 signatures. The website says that petitions that receive 100,000 signatures in 30 days get a response in 60 days. … [Read more...] about North Korea Peace Treaty Called for by ‘We the People’ White House Petition