Tag archive for ‘purpose’
By admin On Monday, January 18th, 2021

‘Global pandemic alert system not fit for purpose’: WHO report critical of China’s & its own responses to Covid crisis

China, other governments and the WHO itself didn’t act fast and decisively enough against the novel coronavirus, allowing it to become a pandemic, an interim report by an independent WHO panel on the handling More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Trier car-ramming apparently was ‘on purpose,’ officials say, as 4, including child, confirmed dead

Police have confirmed four deaths in Trier, Germany after a car plowed into a pedestrian area. While the driver’s actions appear to have been intentional, the public prosecutor says there are no indications of More...

By admin On Friday, November 13th, 2020

Failing black people, Muslims and women: the EHRC isn’t fit for purpose

A new Parliamentary report, David Goodhart’s appointment and the exoneration of the BBC show that the EHRC is incapable of dealing with institutional discrimination Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Thursday, November 12th, 2020

‘Not fit for purpose’: will Starmer suspend former interim leader Harman for report criticising EHRC?

Labour members are asking whether Keir Starmer will suspend another former party leader for comments criticising the EHRC. Harriet Harman, who was interim Labour leader after Ed Miliband’s resignation, chairs More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

The Tories Are Pushing People Back Onto the Streets Because Rough Sleeping Serves a Political Purpose

There’s a scene in the US TV show The Wire where Omar and his boyfriend rob Avon Barksdale’s stash house in broad daylight. Barksdale, furious about the potential impact on his reputation, orders his men to More...

By admin On Monday, December 9th, 2019

The BBC’s anti-Corbyn bias shows it’s not fit for purpose

The BBC’s overt political bias against Jeremy Corbyn should cause us to question what public service it’s really providing, writes Morgan Daniels Counterfire Daily  More...