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offsite link New Gender Clinic for Children Launched by Ex-Tavistock Psychologist Sun Jun 23, 2024 15:00 | Richard Eldred
An ex-NHS psychologist, accused of prescribing puberty blockers to a girl who liked Thomas The Tank Engine, has launched a new gender clinic for children.
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offsite link Heathrow Staff Wearing Pro-Palestine Badges ?Harassed? Israeli Passengers Sun Jun 23, 2024 13:00 | Richard Eldred
Israeli passengers have voiced outrage over harassment and "degrading treatment" by customs officials wearing pro-Palestine badges at Heathrow Airport.
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offsite link ?I?ll Take On the Wind Farm Nimbys From Day One? Says Ed Milliband Sun Jun 23, 2024 11:00 | Richard Eldred
Wind turbines as tall as 800ft are set to get the green light after Ed Miliband pledged to lift the ban on new onshore wind farms under a Labour Government.
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offsite link Five U.S. States Sue Pfizer Over False Claims of Vaccine Safety and Efficacy Sun Jun 23, 2024 09:00 | Dr Carl Heneghan and Dr Tom Jefferson
Five U.S. states are suing Pfizer over false claims regarding the safety and efficacy of its Covid vaccine. Prof Carl Heneghan and Dr Tom Jefferson say its appalling that we must resort to the courts to protect ourselves.
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offsite link Why is BBC Verify Smearing a Kenyan Subsistence Farmer as a Climate Change ?Denier? in the Pay of Bi... Sun Jun 23, 2024 07:00 | Ben Pile
In its latest hit job on a climate change 'denier', BBC Verify has targeted a Kenyan subsistence farmer. His sin? Challenging the green blob's efforts to stop Africans benefitting from cheap energy. Ben Pile investigate.
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offsite link Voltaire, International Newsletter N°92 Fri Jun 21, 2024 14:51 | en

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New York Legislature Extends Session, Vote on Debt Relief Bill Pending

category international | economics and finance | press release author Friday June 09, 2023 16:57author by Anjoulie Woodhead - Jubilee USA Network Report this post to the editors

Religion, Development and Labor Coalition Pushes Passage of New York Taxpayer and International Debt Crises Protection Act

New York State lawmakers extended their legislative session into the weekend as a vote on the New York Taxpayer and International Debt Crises Protection Act remains pending.

The bill championed by Senator Brad Hoylman-Sigal and Assemblymember Pat Fahy, would bring "vulture funds" and private creditors into debt relief agreements for developing nations.

“If the legislation does not pass, hundreds of thousands of people could die in countries that desperately need debt relief,” said Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of Jubilee USA Network. “The Assembly Speaker, the Senate Leader and the Governor have the power to bring the bill to the floor now.”

The bill has nearly 50 New York Senate and Assemblymember sponsors, and more unique memos of support than any other bill in recent history of the body, according to several legislators.

On Thursday, Oxfam America organized a letter from United Nations experts, economics and law experts and world leaders to Senators and Assemblymembers urging them to pass the New York Taxpayer and International Debt Crises Protection Act (S4747, A2970). The signers include the lead economic advisor to the President of Zambia as well as UN Under-Secretary General Winnie Byanyima (Uganda) and Christiana Figueres (Costa Rica), the former Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, who was the lead UN diplomat responsible for negotiating the Paris Climate agreement. Nobel Prize-Winner Economist Joseph Stiglitz, who separately co-signed a supporting memo with former Argentina’s Economy Minister Martin Guzman and former Colombia’s Finance Minister Jose Antonio Ocampo, also signed the letter.

“The coalition of labor, religious, development, environment and diaspora groups behind the bill will keep pressing for passage until the end of session,” added LeCompte. “If the bill doesn’t pass this session, we will pass the legislation before 2024 is over.”

Find all Memos/Letters of Support for the New York Taxpayer and International Debt Crises Protection Act here: https://www.jubileeusa.org/letters_of_support_nytida?utm_campaign=nytida_pr_june_23&utm_medium=email&utm_source=jubileeusa

Read the United Nations experts, economics and law experts and world leaders letter of support for the New York Taxpayer and International Debt Crises Protection Act here: https://webassets.oxfamamerica.org/media/documents/NY_Debt_Open_Letter.pdf

Read all of the New York Taxpayer and International Debt Crises Protection Act resources here: https://www.jubileeusa.org/nylegislation

Related Link: https://www.jubileeusa.org/ny_legislature_session_vote_pending_nytida
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