Reality Check: Bank Of England Governor Criticizes The Petrodollar!

By Cheikh Amma Diop, Blackagendareport.com -

It is remarkable that Bank of England Governor Mark Carney recently spoke publicly about “the U.S. dollar’s “destabilizing” role in the world economy,” going on to suggest that “central banks [...]

Labour’s Inclusive Ownership Funds Should Be Fine

By Matt Bruenig, Peoplespolicyproject.org -

The Financial Times published an alarmist front-page story about Labour’s Inclusive Ownership Funds proposal over the weekend. The headline of the story is that “UK’s Labour would cost companies [...]

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 [...]

US, UK Hong Kong Hypocrisy

By Finian Cunningham, Sputniknews.com -

Imagine the response if protesters were to smash up JFK or Heathrow airports, closing down international flight services. The US and British authorities would have culprits rounded up and jailed, [...]

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 [...]

UK Government Is Pushing Ahead With Extreme US Trade Deal With No Mandate

By Staff, Global Justice -

Campaign group Global Justice Now has accused Boris Johnson’s government of pushing ahead with an extreme US trade deal without a mandate from the public or parliament.This week both Foreign [...]

Iran – Seizure Of A British Tanker – More Than Tit For Tat

By Peter Koeing, Informationclearinghouse.info -

July 24, 2019 "Information Clearing House" -  The British-flagged tanker “Steno Impero”, heading for Saudi Arabia, was seized on Friday, 19 July 2019, by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps [...]

The Guardian Publishes, Then Censors Jewish Open Letter Defending Smeared Pro-Corbyn Labour MP Chris Williamson

By Ben Norton, Thegrayzone.com -

Britain’s leading newspaper The Guardian has censored an open letter published by prominent Jewish intellectuals, writers, and activists that defended leftist Labour Party Member of Parliament [...]

UK Government Holds “Media Freedom” Conference While Imprisoning Assange

By Oscar Grenfell, Wsws.org -

Thursday marked three months since WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange was dragged out of the Ecuadorian embassy and into London’s Belmarsh Prison, where he is being held pending extradition to [...]

In Terms Of Combating Climate Crisis, Renowned Naturalist David Attenborough Declares: ‘We Cannot Be Radical Enough’

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams.org -

In testimony to British lawmakers Tuesday, famed scientist and environmental advocate Sir David Attenborough said that humanity "cannot be radical enough" in working to stop the ravages of the [...]

Activists Shut Down UK-Based Israeli Arms Factories ‘In Solidarity With Palestinian People’

By Fréa Lockley, Thecanary.co -

Elbit is directly involved in the murder of Palestinians by the occupying Israeli forces. They work closely with the Israeli military to develop increasingly lethal weapons, which are then tested [...]

Extinction Rebellion’s Massive Summer Uprising

By Catherine Early, The Ecologist. -

Climate activists Extinction Rebellion (XR) is urging supporters to sign up to action in five UK cities over the summer which will be “as large, if not larger” than its April protests in the [...]

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 [...]

How Ireland’s Citizens’ Assembly Helped Climate Action

By Frances Foley, Resilience.org -

In July 2016, the new government – led by Fine Gael, backed by independents – put forward a bill to establish a national-level Citizens’ Assembly to look at the biggest issues of the day. These [...]

For The Love Of Winning: An Open Letter To Extinction Rebellion

By John Jordan, Roarmag.org -

You just made history, there is no doubt about it. On May 1, the UK Parliament declared a climate emergency. You just nudged the world into the right direction with your disobedient bodies and [...]