Geopolitics

Catherine Ferrin talks to VIEW about her role in helping women suffering domestic abuse

“Remember years ago when people wore rubber bands with ‘What Would Jesus Do?’ written on them? A woman suffering domestic violence has an invisible rubber band on her wrist constantly reminding her of all the possible consequences of her every action. ‘What would Jim do? What would Sean do? Or what would Bobby do? No…

Human Rights

Catherine Ferrin talks to VIEW about her role in helping women suffering domestic abuse

“Remember years ago when people wore rubber bands with ‘What Would Jesus Do?’ written on them? A woman suffering domestic violence has an invisible rubber band on her wrist constantly reminding her of all the possible consequences of her every action. ‘What would Jim do? What would Sean do? Or what would Bobby do? No…

Tech & Science

Culture

Garda rejects Kincora probe author’s request for Mountbatten files

Andrew Lownie, author of The Mountbattens: Their Lives And Loves, has told the Belfast Telegraph that Mr Harris, a former senior PSNI officer and liaison with MI5, had declined to disclose the intelligence. Lownie had wanted access to the files so that he could pursue his inquiries into the alleged trafficking of boys from London…

Health & Welfare

What is it the Falsified Medicine Directive? Is it enough to face the illegal pharmaceutical market?

Every year more and more patients use falsified medicines (FM), and this is not dreadful only for the pharmaceutical sector, but especially for the consumers.  As a matter of fact, FM could have a wrong dosage – either too high or too low – or even can be made with toxic ingredients. According to the…

Glyphosate, the most widely used herbicide, between debates and uncertainties

The European Union member countries have renovated for five years the authorization for using the glyphosate, the most widely used herbicide, since years subject of concerns and worries. Years of criticism on the use of the chemical compound in agriculture, considered by many carcinogenic to humans. Even the International Agencies (like the European Food Safety Authority EFSA,…