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Posts published in “Day: February 25, 2021

Social democracy, a worker’s alliance, and its partial history

Democracy is the most realistic way for diverse peoples to resolve their differences, and share power, and heal social divisions and inequalities without violence or repression. – Condoleezza Rice Social democracy is a political ideology that initially promoted in its early beginnings an evolutionary and peaceful transition of society from…

China’s Xi declares victory in ending extreme poverty

China became the world’s ‘economic miracle’ Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country has achieved the “miracle” of eradicating extreme poverty. His government says that over an eight-year period, nearly 100 million people have been lifted out of poverty. Speaking at a ceremony in Beijing, Mr Xi said it was…

Rejecting migrant camps, many Africans end up sleeping on the streets in Spain’s Canary Islands

Hundreds of undocumented arrivals are refusing transfer to these centers out of fear of deportation, and are now getting by with help from citizen groups and charity organizations Ousmane Diop, a 27-year-old from Senegal, arrived in Spain’s Canary Islands four months ago. At first he was housed in tourist accommodation…

Hotels in Valencia see ‘massive’ spike in summer bookings as Britons prepare to leave lockdown

The tourism sector in Spain’s Valencia region is starting to see the first signs of recovery after being devastated by the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Spanish news agency EFE, the president of the Valencian Hotel Association (Hosbec), Toni Mayor, said on Wednesday that hotels in the Mediterranean region had…

Young German woman defends her doctoral thesis in Cuban university

Havana, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The young German Sandra Lichtblau successfully defended her doctoral thesis in the central province of Villa Clara, in Cuba, an example of bilateral scientific and academic cooperation, Cuba’s Foreign Ministry highlighted on Tuesday. According to the Cubaminrex website, the work entitled, Treatment of Recycled Aggregates…