Thousands Protest Buckingham Palace Over Brexit, ‘Stop The Coup’

By Nick Duffy, i News. -

London - Protesters have marched on Buckingham Palace, in a show of anger at the Queen over her role in permitting the prorogation of Parliament. The unusual scenes in central London on [...]

Brexit Protest: Police Guard Downing St Gates As Hundreds Chant ‘No One Voted For Boris’

By Katie Weston, Express.co.uk -

Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament in order to force through a no deal Brexit by October 31 has been confirmed by the Queen’s Privy Council. The move has been met with backlash, with [...]

Britain After Brexit: Welcome To The Vulture Restaurant

By Adam Ramsay, Opendemocracy.net -

Britain has no leverage, Britain is desperate … it needs an agreement very soon. When you have a desperate partner, that’s when you strike the hardest bargain.” So warned former US treasury [...]

Theresa May Was A Bad PM, But Her Resignation Will Do Nothing To Arrest Britain’s Long-Term Decline

By Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch.org -

There is a story about an enthusiastic American who took a phlegmatic English friend to see the Niagara Falls. “Isn’t that amazing?” exclaimed the American. “Look at that vast mass of water [...]

Extinction Rebellion Protesters Strip Off For ‘Cheeky Intervention’ In House Of Commons

By Patrick Grafton-Green, Standard.co.uk -

MPs were seen taking a glance up at the protest and Speaker John Bercow maintained that the debate on the second stage of the Brexit alternatives would proceed despite the distraction. Tory Nick [...]

Brexit Blows Up As More Than One Million Protest For People’s Vote

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

Brexit seems to be blowing up as a deadline nears for the British exit from the EU and before another crucial week for Prime Minister Theresa May that threatens her survival in office. There are [...]

“The Resistance” And The Gilets Jaunes

By Max Parry, Off Guardian. -

In less than two months, the yellow vests (“gilets jaunes”) movement in France has reshaped the political landscape in Europe. For a seventh straight week, demonstrations continued across the [...]

2019: New Year, New Crisis

By Alan Woods, Marxist.com. -

As we step into a new year, the world is facing a decisive turning point. The crisis of capitalism is reaching a new level – one that threatens to overthrow the entire existing world order that [...]

Governments’ Failures On Climate Spur New Actions

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

There is a lot of enthusiasm for the new climate change effort in the UK, the Extinction Rebellion. Launched on October 31, the Extinction Rebellion calls for mass nonviolent, disruptive actions [...]

Almost 700,000 March To Demand ‘People’s Vote’ On Brexit Deal

By Toby Helm, Michael Savage and Eleni Courea, Theguardian.com -

The centre of London ground to a halt as an estimated 700,000 people from all over the UK marched peacefully on parliament to demand a second referendum on Brexit. It was the biggest outpouring [...]

Trumpism: Anger Going Viral

By Padraig Reidy, billmoyers.com -

By Padraig Reidy for Bill Moyers Journal. It is difficult to argue against people who are sincere but not necessarily serious, and whose aims seem to lie entirely in the gesture — the great big [...]

Europe’s Left After Brexit

By Yanis Varoufakis, www.yanisvaroufakis.eu -

By Yanis Varoufakis for Yanis Varoufakis - In the space of thirteen months two referenda shook up not only the European Union but also Europe’s Left: the Greek OXI in July 2015 and Brexit in June [...]

How Globalization Divides Us

By Kristen Steele, www.localfutures.org -

By Kristen Steele for Local Futures. United Kingdom - When I woke up on June 24th and checked the news, I cried. Along with millions of people around the world. I’m a diehard believer in [...]

From Brexit To The Future

By Staff, www.project-syndicate.org -

By Staff of Project Syndicate - NEW YORK – Digesting the full implications of the United Kingdom’s “Brexit” referendum will take Britain, Europe, and the world a long time. The most profound [...]

Brexit And The Derivatives Time Bomb

By Ellen Brown, www.ellenbrown.com -

By Ellen Brown for Web of Debt, Sovereign debt – the debt of national governments – has ballooned from $80 trillion to $100 trillion just since 2008. Squeezed governments have been driven to [...]

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