I have written to the Chancellor ahead of the Autumn Budget, calling for: - Reinstatement of the £20-a-week Universal Credit uplift - A genuine living wage at £15-an-hour minimum - Massive state-led investment as spelt out in the Green New Deal Bill - Tax rises on the super-rich
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Stepping down after 16 years in office with 80% approval ratings. Who compares as best 21st century global leader? We will miss Angela Merkel.
"I really am sorry, from the bottom of my heart. But if the price we pay is 590 deaths a day then this in unacceptable." chancellor angela merkel'>German Chancellor Angela Merkel begs Germans to follow coronavirus restrictions in an unusually emotional appeal ahead of Christmas.
"I don't know if we have ever experienced this kind of global challenge to racism and to the consequences of slavery." Angela Davis says anti-racism protests around the world are "a very exciting moment".
The fearmongers were wrong. Five years since Merkel admitted 1M refugees, they have largely been a success story, judging by their employment, mastery of the language, university attendance, and integration. The predicted violence came from the far right.
Civil rights icon Angela Davis pumps her fist during a Juneteenth protest against police brutality as longshoremen shut down the Port of Oakland and 28 other ports along the west coast on Friday. Story:
chancellor angela merkel'>German Chancellor Angela Merkel: "Nobody likes to hear this but it is the truth. We are not living through the final phase of this crisis, we are still at its beginning. We will still have to live with this virus for a long time.”
Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice Chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar: I would like to ask all those great personalities coming to support agitators, what about thousands of students&teachers who are deprived of their rights of doing research and teaching? Why can't you stand with them?