Politics

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February 09, 2018

‘Labour Party Black Sections reborn with new movement’

More than a hundred people from around the country crammed into a House of Commons committee room named after former Labour prime minister Harold Wilson for the parliamentary launch of Grassroots...

‘Time has come’ for new Black left-wing movement

More than 40 key activists from around the country met in Nottingham for the inaugural meeting of the Grassroots Black Left on Saturday.One of them, veteran socialist campaigner, Mike Wongsam, who is based in Birmingham and active in Momentum, said: &ldqu ...

Exposed: The roots of Donald Trump's racist cheerleaders

US President Donald Trump caused huge offence when he refused to immediately condemn the violence of white supremacists and neo-nazis - one of whom killed an anti-racist campaigner - at a Unite the Right rally in the southern American city of Charlottesv ...

Doomed: 'May set for further failure as Prime Minister'

When Theresa May stood outside Downing Street one year ago after being officially appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland by the Queen, her vision for Britain was ambitious.Her visit to Buckingham Palace had gi ...

Britain profiting from Yemeni civilians suffering says rights group

Prominent non-governmental organisation Human Rights Watch (HRW) has condemned the UK for profiting from the humanitarian crisis in Yemen after a UK High Court ruling earlier in the week declared that London’s arms sales to Riyadh were not illegal.D ...

Thrashed by voters: Humiliation of Theresa May is complete

One of the great things about democracy is the fact that ordinary people can change history through the simple act of voting.On June 8 the British people decided to reject the appeal by Theresa May for a strong mandate to deliver Brexit. The result was pr ...

'Fighting extremism while arming Saudi Arabia is scandalous'

American, British and French governments can no longer credibly claim to be serious about fighting terrorism or religious extremism while cosying up to what is a medieval kleptocracy in Riyadh.It is time for an honest conversation about Wahhabism, specifi ...

Ex-British ambassador: 'Theresa May would be awful Brexit negotiator'

Britain's mainly Conservative-supporting media have repeated the mantra of the party's chief spin doctor Lynton Crosby that the UK general election is all about who voters choose next week to negotiate the country's exit from&nb ...

'How Venezuela’s revolutionary dream descended into chaos'

With inflation rampant and many basic goods in short supply, Venezuelans are furious at their government. Violence at protests in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, turned deadly, and the country is in a deep political and economic crisis that shows no ...

Fifty years a refugee: The plight of displaced Palestinians

As a boy, Palestinian Abdullah Abu Massoud fled the war over the birth of Israel in 1948 and sought refuge in the nearby Gaza Strip. As an adult, Abu Massoud was displaced again when Israeli forces captured Gaza, along with the West Bank and east Jerusale ...

'Why Trump wants you to hate the media'

If you watched President Trump's astonishing press conference on Thursday, you might be forgiven for concluding that the most urgent problem facing America is that the media "is out of control." Some media "is fantastic," the p ...

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