An illegal referendum and police brutality: what’s going on in Barcelona?!

What happened? Catalan is a wealthy region in North East Spain. It recently had a ‘referendum’ so that people could vote on whether they want to continue to be part of Spain or set up their own nation set apart from Spanish control. They have a very strong culture including their own language. The Spanish…

Modern Slavery; an interview with a diamond dealer and the truth about your tech

I've always said if someone proposes to me with a diamond ring then the answer would have to be no. It would show that the person doesn't know me at all. 2 reasons: For me, a diamond represents capitalism at its worse. Diamonds are bought relatively cheaply from the mines, and it isn't until they…