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Immigration Advocates Face Serious Challenges in Passing Reform in 2014

January 21, 2014

Despite nationwide mobilization, immigrant advocates acknowledge they have failed to reform a broken immigration system

Workers/People's Rights

October 2, 2013
Lynn Parramore: California memo just latest example of Wall St’s attack on workers’ pensions A draft of an upcoming California ballot initiative calls for massive cuts in retirement benefits for current public employees. The draft, recently obtained by Frying Pan News, comes amidst growing concern of an attack on public pensions being carried out by…

Canadians Imprisoned in Egypt Indefinitely After Filming Military Brutality

October 1, 2013

Upon their arrest, Tarek Loubani and John Greyson reported being beaten and abused, while the military says they could face murder charges Two Canadians are being held in Egypt on false and trumped up charges, says Justin Podur, author and associate professor at York University's Faculty of Environmental Studies. Tarek Loubani and John Greyson were…

The London Olympics’ Toxic Legacy?

August 20, 2012

Now that the dust is settling after the London Summer Olympics, many from the local community are left wondering who the Olympics benefited. This story features local Councillor, Ian Rathbone of Hackney Council, one of the poorest boroughs in all of Britain. Local residents turned into campaigners forming the Save Leyton Marsh Campaign when their…