This is an undemocratic body that uses its historical power to impose its narrow interests on a world that is in the grip of a range of more pressing dilemmas. writes Vijay Prashad.
Tag: Harold Wilson
The British Coup That Wasn’t Quite?
Allegations about efforts within the U.K. establishment to bring down Britain’s Labour government in the 1960s and 70s have resurfaced with a file released on Tuesday by the National Archives, Richard Norton-Taylor reports.
Criminalizing Palestine Solidarity Activism in the UK
The British government has long tried to quell pro-Palestine activism, writes Yara Hawari. Recent maneuvers, however, mark a new era in state repression.
How Britain’s Labour Govt Facilitated Massacre of Biafrans in Nigeria – To Protect its Oil Interests
Declassified British files show that Harold Wilson’s government secretly armed and backed Nigeria’s aggression against the secessionist region, Mark Curtis reports.
Jeremy Corbyn as Target Practice
Two articles from Jonathan Cook: Reaction t0 footage of British soldiers using a poster of Jeremy Corbyn as target practice; and a look back at when a sitting prime minister was a real target of the British army.