Lessons From A Decade Of Student Activism In The UK

By Hector Rios-Jara, ROAR Magazine. -

Ten years ago, tens of thousands of students flooded the streets of London protesting against fees, cuts and demanding free public education in the biggest student demonstration in British [...]

Stella Moris: If British Court Sends Julian Assange To The United States

By Stella Moris, Globe and Mail. -

London - A month ago, I would wake up in the middle of the night seized by a recurring nightmare: my little boys, Max, 22 months, and Gabriel, who is three, had been orphaned. I was still here [...]

Iraq: ‘British Company G4S Implicated In Assassination Of Soleimani’

By Hispan TV, Orinoco Tribune. -

An Iraqi politician accused the UK private security company G4S of being involved in the assassination of Iranian Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani. The commander of the Quds Force of the [...]

ICC Drops Inquiry Into British War Crimes In Iraq

By Robert Inlakesh, Last American Vagabond. -

The International Criminal Court (ICC) decided, on December 9, to abandon its inquiry into war crimes committed by British forces during the Iraq war, despite its investigation having concluded [...]

Austerity Is Still A Political Choice

By Grace Blakely, Tribune Magazine. -

When Rishi Sunak delivered the spending review earlier this week, the coverage focused predictably on levels of government borrowing. With GDP set to contract by more than 11% in 2020 – the [...]

Keep Calm And Just Die

By Lee Camp, Consortium News. -

The British government has ordered schools in England not to use resources and materials from organizations that have expressed any desire to end capitalism. There are several different ways one [...]

Guaido’s Team Told To Comply With UK Court Order In Gold Litigation

By Sputnik News. -

London - According to the London-based legal firm Zaiwalla & Co., Guaido’s lawyers sought to argue during an administrative hearing held on Thursday at the London Commercial High Court that they [...]

Lecturers Show Solidarity With Students Following ‘Racial Profiling’

By Damon Wilkinson, Manchester Evening News. -

University of Manchester, UK - Teaching staff held a show of solidarity with their students following a 'racial profiling' row at the University of Manchester. Lecturers also voiced their [...]

Manchester’s Student Revolt

By Sarah Cundy, Tribune Magazine. -

Students ‌at University of Manchester ‌have‌ ‌been‌ ‌treated‌ ‌with‌ ‌contempt‌ ‌by‌ ‌management.‌ ‌Like‌ ‌those ‌across‌ ‌the‌ ‌country,‌ ‌we‌ ‌were‌ ‌lured‌ ‌back‌ ‌to‌ campus ‌on‌ ‌the‌ [...]

Racism In Britain Has A Long If Contested History

By Angelique Richardson, Black Agenda Report. -

The demobilized troopship HMT Empire Windrush that arrived at Tilbury Dock on 22 June 1948 was not Britain’s first migration ship, but its passengers were the first to be promised British [...]

Calls For Universal Basic Income Increase As Government Support Fails

By Jasmine Norden, The Canary. -

On 30 October, 520 MPs, councillors, peers, mayors and members of devolved assemblies, wrote to chancellor Rishi Sunak. They emphasised how current government support is leaving many families in [...]

The Triumph Of The Commons In The UK

By Dr. Simon Kaye, Shareable. -

United Kingdom - There are thousands of community-powered initiatives in action across the UK. Projects to bring broadband to a rural place that wasn’t expecting it to arrive for years, generate [...]

DIY Chains And Garden Centres ‘Adding To Climate Crisis’ By Selling Peat

By Jane Dalton, The Independent. -

United Kingdom - Garden centres and DIY stores are way off track on meeting a government target to end peat use by amateur gardeners, figures show. Green experts said the rate at which peat is [...]

UK Universities Reject Israel Lobby’s Anti-Semitism Definition

By Asa Winstanley, Electronic Intifada. -

Only a minority of UK universities have adopted the misleading and politically motivated definition of anti-Semitism promoted by Israel and its lobby. Despite repeated British government [...]

UK Court Rules Favorably For Returning Venezuela’s Gold

By Marc Jones, Reuters. -

London - A tug-of-war over $1 billion worth of Venezuelan gold stored at the Bank of England took a new turn on Monday as the English Court of Appeal overturned an earlier High Court ruling on [...]