George Monbiot has been regularly smearing icons of the progressive left, writes Jonathan Cook. Now, it seems, it is comedian Russell Brand’s turn to come under his scalpel.
Category: United Kingdon
UK Health Workers’ Strikes to Continue
While the government refused to discuss workers’ demands for months the wave of strikes and protests have led it to call nurses, ambulance workers, and physiotherapists to the negotiating table.
Craig Murray: Fascistic Judges
The jailing of three U.K. climate activists should provide another warning to anyone expecting judges to defend liberties. The current legal establishment will adapt itself to whatever legal framework is ordained by the rulers.
SCOTT RITTER: Reimagining Arms Control After Ukraine
Having used arms control to gain unilateral advantage over Russia, the cost to the U.S. and NATO in getting Moscow back to the negotiating table will be high.
Winning & Losing the Economic War Over Ukraine
Not only has Russia withstood the economic assault, but the sanctions have boomeranged — hitting the very countries that imposed them, write Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies.
Craig Murray: Nicola Sturgeon – Used & Discarded
The first minister — now resigned — failed to claim independence for Scotland and will be remembered for that.
UK Labour Leader Bans Corbyn as Party Candidate
Keir Starmer’s announcement this week is the most recent blow in the party’s long campaign against Corbyn, a champion of the Palestinian struggle for liberation.
Caitlin Johnstone: The West’s Sabotage of Peace in Ukraine
Former Israeli Prime Minister Bennett’s recent comments about getting his mediation efforts squashed in the early days of the war adds more to the growing pile of evidence that Western powers are intent on regime change in Russia.
Guaidó is Gone But London Keeps the Gold
The U.K. stripped the assets of a foreign state and transferred them to political actors engaged in regime change, John McEvoy reports. The result has been a form of collective punishment for people in Venezuela.
Anti-Strike Bill: Step Toward Forced Labor in Britain?
The government seems willing to undermine the very bedrock of human rights law to keep employees at work, writes Aidan McQuade.