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December 18, 2020

Black Lives Matter: corporate takeover of the BLM brand

Sky says: “Black Lives Matter: We see. We hear. We commit.” But does the media giant really see, hear and commit? It does not square with the politics of multi-billionaire founder and former...

Guantanamo is not Nuremburg

Chris Gelken As the movement for the impeachment of President George W. Bush and his deputy Dick Cheney for war crimes grows on an almost daily basis, how bitterly ironic is it that the White House would instruct its diplomats overseas to compare the mili ...

Facebook can be a vital news media tool

Daniel Triplow Today I have been sent four drinks, a bunch of flowers and a pair of otters. I've discovered that my friend Nick is bored at work, Jenny is counting down the days to her birthday in seven months time and Alice is ill, but happy none the ...

Why I'm Backing Barack

Shahid Miah "All my life I wanted to vote for an African-American president and all my life I wanted to vote for a woman president," the former US president Bill Clinton said on Sunday. And I agree. If I was an American, I would be very much sp ...

OBAMA MAKES PERSONAL APPEAL FOR SUPPORT

Barack ObamaDear Colleagues on The-Latest, Today, 22 states across the country are holding Democratic caucuses and primaries. You can help Get Out The Vote in these crucial contests by calling fellow supporters from your own home.Please use my online call ...

Wow what a turn-off

Luca Saviozzi Windows Vista was launched with the phrase "The wow starts now". And Microsoft's wow started with a bang: 88 million copies were shipped in the first nine months, making it the fastest-selling operating system (O ...

Why I blew the whistle on Mayor Livingstone

The political chief of Britain's capital city has become besieged by allegations of misdeeds and a far-left conspiracy that could sink his bid for re-election this year. On Monday, an explosive piece of Channel Four Tv investigative journalism about ...

'Militant' Political Plotters Who Run City Hall

Marc Wadsworth - The-Latest EXCLUSIVE London Mayor Ken 'teflon' Livingstone has lost his famed non-stickability following weeks of news media coverage which has uncovered corruption at the heart of his City Hall administration. But while Livingston ...

AND THEN CAME OBAMA

Much has been written about the charismatic new politician Barack Obama's chances of becoming America's first Black president. Here US academic and prize-winning Online Columnist for The-Latest, Thomas L. Blair surveys key turning points and dilemm ...

They just don't seem to want democracy

Phil SimmsReligion and politics are two great rival factions that have been the cause of most of the world's greatest tragedies. Neither subject belongs in their counterpart's sphere but quite often the lines of separation become blurred, causing f ...

Blair poisoned chalice passed to Brown

Phil Simms - Online ColumnistBritish newspapers have joined the Conservative opposition in demanding the end of Gordon Brown's short-lived reign as Prime Minister. Yet, the fact is that ever since 'New Labour's' accession to government in 1 ...

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