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Germany Scraps Tuition Fees

Germany Scraps Tuition Fees

All German universities will offer free higher education starting this week, after the region of Lower Saxony changed its policies to fit with the rest of the country. German policy-makers say that free university education for all is a basic right, and that tuition fees are unfair and discourage poorer students from continuing with their […]

Angry Travelers In Pakistan Kick Politician Off Plane After He Holds Up Flight For 2 Hours

Angry Travelers In Pakistan Kick Politician Off Plane After He Holds Up Flight For 2 Hours

This Monday, at the Karachi airport in Pakistan, a flight was held up for over two hours because a politician was late, and the highly subsidized airport would not allow the flight to leave on schedule. Rehman Malik, the politician who held up the flight, is a former interior minister in Pakistan and he is […]

Pentagon Announces Nearly a Billion Dollars in Weapons Contracts

Pentagon Announces Nearly a Billion Dollars in Weapons Contracts

By: John Vibes, True Activist. This week, the Department of Defense in the United States announced that they would be spending at least a billion dollars, in the coming years, on projects with some of the world’s largest weapons contractors. The contracts were announced in two separate press releases, with one coming on Monday night, […]

Australia wins whaling case against Japan

Australia wins whaling case against Japan

Today is a big day for activists around the world celebrating the lawsuit that will end the so called “scientific whaling” in Japan. AUSTRALIA has won an international lawsuit against Japan’s Southern Ocean whaling program and the International Court of Justice has ordered Tokyo to cease the killing immediately. Although this does not mean that […]

India Declares Dolphins “Non-Human Persons”

India Declares Dolphins “Non-Human Persons”

By: Jason Scott Hackman, dailykos.com. India’s Ministry of Environment and Forests has decided to forbid the keeping of captive dolphins for public entertainment anywhere in the country. In a policy statement released Friday, the ministry advised state governments to reject any proposal to establish a dolphinarium “by any person / persons, organizations, government agencies, private or […]

Teleportation From One Location to Another

Teleportation From One Location to Another

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. The concept of teleportation mainly stems from science fiction novels and movies, but what was once considered fantasy has been validated as reality in 2014. For some time, developments in quantum theory and general relativity physics have been made, leading up to recent breakthroughs which have opened up a wide […]

Fashion designer calls on public to make Ecocide a criminal offence

Fashion designer calls on public to make Ecocide a criminal offence

By: Sophie McAdam, True Activist. British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood has called for public support in her effort to make environmental destruction a crime. The eccentric first lady of fashion has urged people to sign an online petition that would force businesses and individuals to take responsibility for ecocidal actions, such as oil spills, high […]

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