The Blood Never Dries

By Richard Gott, Red Pepper. -

Twenty years ago, when Tony Blair tried to restore something of the old militarism of empire, invading Afghanistan and Iraq with little understanding of what had once happened there, he did so [...]

Extinction Rebellion London Protests: Happening Now

By Chiara Giordano, The Independent. -

A giant pink table inviting Londoners to “come to the table” and discuss climate change has been erected by Extinction Rebellion protesters near Leicester Square.

How Workers Are Fighting For Better Amid Reopening

By Ryan Desmond, Tribune Magazine. -

In my twenty-year career in the hospitality sector, I have never experienced such a demanding week as the one that started on 17 May. The re-opening of pubs and restaurants may have been eagerly [...]

Could Corbyn Win Upset Victory, Upend Tory Government?

By Kenneth Surin, -

By Kenneth Surin for Counter Punch - To state the obvious: two weeks can be a long time in western electoral politics. The Labour party under Jeremy Corbyn has been gaining steadily in the [...]

US Denies Entry To Fmr. British Ambassador Craig Murray, Who Exposed Torture

By Staff, -

By Staff of World Beyond War - The U.S. government, for no stated reason, and after having approved his entry in the past, has denied Craig Murray the usual approval to enter the United States [...]

Climate Change Activists Stage Tattoo Protest Against BP

By Emma Howard, -

By Emma Howard for The Guardian - Climate change activists have occupied part of Tate Britain, where they have started to tattoo each other in protest at BP’s sponsorship of the gallery. Tate has [...]

Privatization Of British Health System Fuels Scottish Independence

By Staff, -

Politicians clashed over the NHS at a Scottish independence debate. “Yes” supporters say independence could save the health service from privatization, while “No” advocates say Scotland can’t [...]

Snowden Condemns Surveillance Bill

By Ewen MacAskill, -

The NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has condemned the new surveillance bill being pushed through the UK's parliament this week, expressing concern about the speed at which it is being done, lack [...]