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Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
European Union
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993 upon the foundations of the pre-existing European Econo...
History & Policy
History & Policy: * Demonstrates the relevance of history to contemporary policymaking. * Puts historians in touch with those discussing and deciding public policy today. * Increases the influence of historical research over cu...
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is an alliance of 26 countries from North America and Europe committed to fulfilling the goals of the North Atlantic Treaty signed on 4 April 1949. In accordance with the Treaty, the f...
Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum is an international leader in the scientific study of the natural world. Our science mission is to: * Explore the diversity of the natural world and the processes that generate this diversity. * Use t...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...
The Victoria and Albert Museum
The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A) in London is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects. Named after Prince Albert and Queen V...
Wikileaks
Wikileaks has developed an uncensorable Wikipedia for untraceable mass document leaking and analysis. Our primary interest is in exposing oppressive regimes in Asia, the former Soviet bloc, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, ...

News Releases

IFJ Condemns New Attack on Journalists' Sources in UK
2009-05-14
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its European group, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) today joined their affiliate, the National Union of Journalists in the UK and Ire...

Sources Select Resources

The Absurd Consequences of a "Right to Privacy"
Knapp, Thomas
Article
2017
CounterPunch
British MP David Davis’s text messages poking fun at the appearance of a female colleague make him the latest whipping boy for those determined to root out sexism and misogyny in public life, the Dail...
Connexions Library: Europe Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Europe.
English Defence League: new wave of extremists plotting summer of unrest
Growth of anti-Muslim group raises fears of street violence
Taylor, Matthew
Article
2010
The Guardian
A profile of the supporters and the protests of the English Defence League, a right wing anti-Islam group of mostly white, young British men, many of them mobilized through their soccer clubs.
Fake News Inquiry: Old Wine in New Bottles
Kampmark, Binoy
Article
2017
Counterpunch
A criticism of a recent investigation by the UK's Culture, Media and Sports committee into 'fake news' and public persuasion by false propaganda, describing the challenges of identifying or preventing...
Free Speech Protection Act could slow 'libel tourism'
Mahoney, Robert
Article
2009
Committee to Protect Journalists
Free press advocates in Britain are looking to a bill stuck in the U.S. Congress for moral support in the fight to reform England#s draconian defamation laws. The U.S. bill, the Free Speech Protection...
Guardian gagged from reporting parliament
Article
2009
Today's published Commons order papers contain a question to be answered by a minister later this week. The Guardian is prevented from identifying the MP who has asked the question, what the question ...
How many British MPs are working for Israel?
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2017
Dissident Voice
Investigating the revelations that UK embassy staff in Israel are cooperating with Israeli political parties to influence UK policy making.
How the Trafigura story came to be told
Article
2009
Gag defeated by press, web users and MPs.
IFJ Condemns New Attack on Journalists' Sources in UK
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its European group, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) today joined their affiliate, the National Union of Journalists in the UK and Ire...
In Defence of Diversity
Malik, Kenan
Article
2013
Pandaemonium
An essay on immigration.
Jamie Oliver: 'Tell me Mr Gove, Mr Lansley. How can we stop Britain being the most unhealthy country in Europe?'
In the 10 years since opening his Fifteen restaurant, Jamie Oliver's campaigns have gone global. But his passion to improve British schools
Adams, Tim
Article
2012
The Guardian
Jaime Oliver continues in his challenge to the educate people on healthy eating, with or without the British government's aid.
Land of Impunity
Monbiot, George
Article
2010
If the police can get away with killing Ian Tomlinson, there's no justice in Britain.
The Lobby: Young Friends of Israel
Film/Video
2017
Al Jazeera
In the first of a four-part series, Al Jazeera goes undercover inside the Israel Lobby in Britain. We expose a campaign to infiltrate and influence youth groups, including the National Union of Studen...
Lockdown London
The Olympics will see the UK's biggest mobilisation of security forces since the second world war
Graham, Stephen
Article
2012
The Guardian
The projected expense of security at the upcoming London Olympic Games is $867m -- part of the booming 'security industry'.
Met police face legal action for 'kettling' of protest teenagers
Townsend, Mark
Article
2010
The Guardian
Police in the UK are being sued for using violence against students during a tuition fees protest by three minors who suffered injuries. They claim they were falsely detained and denied medical assist...
New Bank Leak Shows How Rich Exploit Tax Haven Loopholes
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Article
2014
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
The identities of thousands of wealthy offshore clients of a major Jersey, Channel Isles private bank have been leaked to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. The data leaks rev...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - July 2, 2016
Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, and Contempt for Democracy
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Article
2016
Connexions
Brexit, the British vote to leave the European Union, has thrown the political elites into turmoil and confusion. The referendum was supposed to be a safe political manoeuvre, a way to produce an appe...
Police log 'domestic extremists' and keep database on activists
Forces survey and file details of peaceful protests and political activities
Lewis, Paul; Evans, Rob; Taylor, Matthew
Article
2009
The Guardian
'Domestic Extremists' are persons involved in political meetings and protests who are photographed and added to a national database by the UK police. This surveillance falls under the purview of "ter...
Rendition ordeal raises new questions about secret trials
Fatima Bouchar's story reveals involvement of the British government
Cobain, Ian
Article
2012
The Guardian
Investigative reporting on the rendition (initiated by British intelligence officers) of Libyian Islamist militants who sought to oust Muammar Gaddafi.
Save the feature before it explodes
Several films directed by Alfred Hitchcock in the 1920s are being fully restored
Miller, Henry K.
Article
2011
The Guardian
Nine films Hitchcock directed during the 1920s will be restored by archivists at the British Film Institute before the volatile nitrate reels combust. The film archivists' work and the hirstory of the...
Scandal forces Cameron to give details on Tory donor dinners
Watt, Nicholas
Article
2012
The Guardian
Information has come to light that the British Prime Minister hosted private dinners in his official residences for wealthy donors.
Selling the Silver
The Enclosure of the UK's Fisheries
Cardwell, Emma
Article
2014
Ecologist
Fishing quotas were meant to conserve stocks and support fishing communities. But they have achieved the reverse - rewarding the most rapacious fishing enterprises and leaving small scale fisherfolk w...
'Shooting to Kill:' Operation Get Corbyn
Tickell, Oliver
Article
2015
Counter Punch
As David Cameron talks tough on shooting terrorists on Britain's streets, bombing Syria, shooting off nuclear weapons at unnamed enemies, over half of the Labour Party's MPs in the House of Commons ga...
Sick Sophistry: BBC News On Afghan Hospital "Mistakenly" Bombed by United States
Media Lens
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
One of the defining features of the corporate media is that Western crimes are ignored or downplayed. The US bombing of a Médecins Sans Frontières hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on the night of Octo...
Trafigura gag attempt unites house in protest
Article
2009
Efforts by the law firm Carter-Ruck to stop reporting of a Commons question about Trafigura have outraged MPs on all sides.
Uk needs modern mosques
The third generation of British Muslims still don't have mosques that teach compassion and citizenship
Baig, Anila
Article
2011
The Guardian
An Islamic woman's opinion column mourns the lack of modern mosques in England. She discusses her search for a place where her children could learn Arabic and how to read the Qu'ran without facing vio...

Sources Bookshelf

The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media
Steven, Peter
Book
2004
Peter Steven aims to make readers realize the power and influence of dominant media but, at the same time, also understand that they are not "omnipotent" and that there are alternative forms available...
Polemics and Prophecies 1967-1970
Stone, I.F.
Book
1972
An anthology of I.F. Stone's articles from 1967 - 1970.
Questing Marilyn
In Search Of My Holy Grail, Personal Growth Through Travel
Barnicke Belleghem, Marilyn M.Ed.
Book
2003
Chronicles the experiences of author and therapist Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem M.Ed., as she tours historical and sacred sites in Britain and Ireland.

Media

Newfoundland and Labrador Studies
Society, arts, culture and science of Newfoundland and Labrador.


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