Standing Fast for MacBride Principles and for Shareholder Rights– Resisting efforts in Congress to exclude 99% of American investors

Posted By: April 28, 2017

  Fr. Sean Mc Manus and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY).  Congressional Hearing. April 28, 2017.CAPITOL HILL. Friday, April 28, 2017—For the second time this week, the House Financial Services Committee held a Hearing on the proposed Financial Choice Act. If passed, the Act would, in effect, eliminate current rules for shareholders’ advocacy for worthy causes, exclude 99% of the American public, and would sabotage the […]

Fighting over there for acceptance over here

Posted By: April 27, 2017

Echo News    Vol. 91; no 16: April 19-25, 2017 A hundred years ago this week, the United States entered a global conflict it had sought to avoid for nearly three years. Woodrow Wilson had only just taken the oath of office for a sec­ond time after winning a stun­ningly close re-election campaign whose motto was, […]

Proposed statute of limitations for British soldiers “an insult to victims and survivors”

Posted By: April 27, 2017

Connla Young. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, April 27, 2017Relatives of people killed by the British army have reacted angrily after a Westminster committee recommended the introduction of a statute of limitations covering the investigation and prosecution of soldiers for crimes committed during the Troubles.The defense committee has urged the British government to protect soldiers who served in the north from the start of the […]

Do you know the story behind the Irish flag?

Posted By: April 27, 2017

IrishCentral Staff @IrishCentral April 18, 2017 05:35 AM  The Irish flag has a rich and interesting history.iStockHow much do you know about the flag that represents the Republic of Ireland?The Irish flag (Bratach na hÉireann) – also known as the Irish tricolor – was flown publicly for the first time during the Young Irelander Rebellion of 1848, on March 7, in Waterford City, at the […]

Westminster report backs Troubles prosecution limitation for soldiers

Posted By: April 27, 2017

Westminster’s defense committee has backed a statue of limitations stopping investigation or prosecution of former British soldiers for murders during the Troubles. It has been claimed that legacy cases involving soldiers have been “unfairly prioritized.”Prime Minister Theresa May described soldier prosecutions as “appalling.”The head of Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecutions Service has said the claims were unfair and “an insult.”Earlier this month, Army […]

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