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“Biological Annihilation” : The Danger of Opening Alaska’s ANWR to Oil & Gas (...)

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18/09/2019

An Excellent Study Of The Manufactured Labour “Antisemitism Crisis”

The crux of Labour’s antisemitism controversy is the bruhaha over its grudging acceptance of the flawed International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of “antisemitism”. The media’s (...)
18/09/2019

The Saudi Crown Prince Plans to Make Us Forget About the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi Before the (...)

The hideous cruelty of the murder and dismemberment of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by a Saudi death squad almost a year ago still jumps from the pages of the latest apparent transcript of the (...)
18/09/2019

Political Struggle and Fixing Cuba’s Economy

Economic problems weigh heavily in Cuba. The Cuban people continue to face shortages and their incomes remain low, despite recent pay raises. The government’s foreign debt is growing and access to (...)
18/09/2019

Support the Climate Strike, Not a Military Strike

The propaganda campaign has begun. The New York Times dutifully published photos of an attack on ARAMCO oil processing facilities in Saudi Arabia. Accompanying the photos are descriptions (...)
18/09/2019

Slouching Toward “Bethlehem”

…but now I know That twenty centuries of stony sleep Were vexed to nightmare by a rocking cradle, And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born? – (...)
18/09/2019

Once Again in Afghanistan, the U.S. Proves It Can’t Be Trusted

The first draft of this column came not to bury but to praise Donald Trump. I planned to applaud the president’s peace initiative with the Taliban, his strategy of ignoring the corrupt and (...)
18/09/2019

The Ultra-Costly, Underwhelming F-35 Fighter

How are you with numbers? I can deal with $1.5 million. I think I can even imagine $1.5 billion, a sum a thousand times greater. But how about a million times greater: $1.5 trillion? That happens (...)
18/09/2019

Why on Earth Would the US Go to War with Iran over an Attack on Saudi Oil Refineries (...)

President Bone Spur, backed by his war-mongering Secretary of State Mike “Armageddon” Pompeo, tweeted yesterday that the US military is “locked and loaded,” ready to attack (bomb) Iran if it can be (...)
18/09/2019

Doctored Admissions : the University Admissions Scandal as a Global Problem

Not so much a Desperate House Wife as a desperate mother, a contrite Felicity Huffman, known for playing Lynette Scavo, has been convicted for her role in the university admissions scandal in the (...)
18/09/2019

Creating a Society of Hope and Inclusion : Speech to the TUC

This is the text of Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the Trades Union Congress on September 10, 2019. Congress, thank you for that warm welcome. It’s an honour to be asked to address you again. I’m proud (...)
18/09/2019

Why You Should Care About #ShutDownDC and the Global Climate Strike

Today’s news cycle suggests that climate activism is no more than showing up to a protest once in a while. Wave a sign around, believe in science, and you’re set. Politicians and people of note are (...)
18/09/2019

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