This will be done, Ms Womack said, by building 100,000 energy efficient homes each year, by "revolutionising" transport infrastructure, a roll-out of renewable energy and creating "hundreds of thousands" of "low carbon jobs" - including, for example, workers installing insulation in homes. … [Read more...] about General election 2019: Greens call for £100bn a year for climate action
Pelham election candidates
The 2020 election campaign has not turned out the way Lukashenko likely expected. In just a matter of weeks, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, a 37-year-old teacher and interpreter and the wife of the imprisoned blogger and activist Syarhei Tsikhanousky, has become a symbolic figure for Lukashenko's opponents. When her husband, whom Amnesty International describes as a "prisoner of conscience," was not permitted to run in the election, Tsikhanouskaya entered the race — and tens of thousands of people attended her rallies. "I'm tired of being silent," she said at a rally in the capital, Minsk, at the end of July. … [Read more...] about Belarus elections: Lukashenko’s authoritarian grip faces test
Anyway, XR doesn't need to go down the Parliamentary route. It's already got a political party, the Greens, which has a grand total of one MP. At the last General Election, Corbyn's Labour supported every single demand of both Extinction Rebellion and Black Lives Matter. And we know how that ended — with Labour's worst defeat since the 1930s. … [Read more...] about RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: If Extinction Rebellion and BLM want power, let them stand for election… they would lose whatever credibility they once had
One of the trio, Artem Lifshits, was handed a separate charge by the US justice department as part of a plan to use stolen identities to "disrupt the democratic process and spread distrust towards candidates for political office." … [Read more...] about Russia attacks ‘groundless’ US election claims
The FNDC has called for the international community, especially the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), to pay attention to Guinea. "This would prevent a scenario like the one in Mali from repeating itself in Guinea," FNDC spokesman Ibrahim Diallo said. ECOWAS envoys are trying to moderate between conflict parties involved in a coup in mid-August in Guinea's neighbor to the northeast. … [Read more...] about Guinea presidential election: Alpha Conde again?