Sunday, June 03, 2012

'Republic' Protests Against British Monarchy

Republic--an anti-monarchy group that wants Britons to be "citizens, not subjects"--staged a protest on the banks of the Thames today ahead of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee river pageant. Read more

Click here to access the website of the group that says it seeks a democratic Britain with an elected head of state--an interesting counterpoint to the fawning coverage of the monarchy.

And … click here … to read about British food banks. Nearly 130,000 people, including at least 45,000 children, are dependent on food banks in Britain as austerity drives the country deeper into depression.