Protesters Demand Wealthy MP Pays Up For Family’s Slave Trade Past

By Paul Lashmar, The Guardian. -

Protesters demanded yesterday that a Conservative MP should hand over his 621-acre sugar plantation to the people of Barbados as compensation for his family’s 200 years of slave owning and [...]

The Twisted Case Of Craig Murray

By Alexander Mercouris, Consortium News. -

The recent decision of the High Court of Judiciary in Edinburgh arguing that the journalist and whistleblower Craig Murray should not appeal his conviction and sentence for contempt of court to [...]

On Contact: Judicial Lynching

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Craig Murray, the former British ambassador to Uzbekistan, who was removed from his post after he made public the widespread use of torture by the [...]

‘Leaked’ Documents: Stunt Near Crimea Was An Intentional Provocation

Last week saw a provocative move against Russia by a British warship in the Black Sea. The documents include this map which shows two potential routes that the HMS Defender could have taken to [...]

British Activist Climbs 200m Crane In Solidarity With Palestinians

By Rayhan Uddin, Middle East Eye. -

A 69-year-old activist has scaled and spent the night atop a 200 metre high crane near the United States embassy in London, in solidarity with Palestinians. Nick Georges, who is a grandfather, [...]

United Kingdom: Members Of Parliament Call On Joe Biden To Free Assange

By Joe Lauria, Consortium News. -

Twenty-four members of Parliament have called on President Joe Biden to drop the U.S. pursuit of imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange. A letter from the MPs was sent to Biden on [...]

Climate Crisis Protestors Hit The Beach At The G7 Summit

By The Publics Radio. -

Falmouth, England — Hundreds of environmental protesters took to the Cornish seaside Saturday morning in a bid to draw the attention of world leaders and the international media outlets that have [...]

Students Demand End To University Complicity With Israeli Apartheid

By Apartheid off Campus, Mondoweiss -

University students across the UK are demanding immediate divestment from companies complicit in Israeli apartheid and settler-colonialism as a part of Apartheid Off Campus’s national day of action.

Working Too Long Is Killing You

By Emily Scurrah, Tribune Magazine. -

Long working hours led to 745,000 deaths worldwide in 2016. As we emerge from the pandemic, we urgently need to reclaim our free time – but the only way to do it is through worker organising.

United Kingdom: Animal Rights Group Blockades McDonalds

By Colin Drury, Independent. -

Environmental activits are blockading four McDonald's distribution centres in a bid to stop deliveries to the fast food giant’s restaurants across the country this weekend. Animal Rebellion [...]

UK Threatens To Charge Palestine Action With Terrorism

By Mohamed Elmaazi, The Electronic Intifada. -

Emily Arnott from the group Palestine Action told The Electronic Intifada that she found the suggestion “absolutely ridiculous.” Arnott confirmed that members of London’s Metropolitan Police [...]

Oxford University Has Pledged To Divest From Fossil Fuels

By Brigitte Wear, DeSmog International. -

There are signs Oxford University is slowly “getting it” when it comes to climate change. Last year, it committed to selling its multimillion-pound investments in oil and gas companies, after [...]

The Right To Protest Wasn’t Given – It Was Won

By Apsana Begum, Tribune Magazine. -

United Kingdom - Over the last few weeks, the brutal policing of protests in Bristol has been profoundly disturbing. The right to peaceful assembly and protest are fundamental principles of any [...]

Thousands Take To The Streets Saying ‘Kill The Bill’

By Tom Anderson, The Canary. -

Thousands took part in a weekend of action against the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. The size and passion of the demos shows that people are willing to fight to stop this bill, which [...]