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January 07, 2019

First Palestinian, Somali and Yemeni lawmakers in US Congress

I spent Thursday morning at the offices of two new Members of Congress, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. The scenes at both were just delightful. Throngs of Palestinian...

British National Party blackmail plot revealed

Sonja GableNick Griffin, leader of the fascist British National Party (BNP) threatened to ditch the party’s sole London Assembly member last year if he stood in the way of Griffin being the BNP’s Parliamentary candidate for Barking in the general election, ...

Kanye West, waterboarding and Iraq: The Bush memoirs

Former US president George W Bush’s Decision Points chronicles the most important decisions of his presidency and personal life. Ahead of the book's release on November 8, Bush sat down with NBC's Matt Lauer for an interview (scheduled to air Monday, ...

Tory MP would 'rather die' than form electoral pact

Ned Simons Outspoken British Conservative Member of Parliament Nadine Dorries has said she would "rather die" than fight the next election in an alliance with the Liberal Democrats."In my own perspective, and speaking in no other capacity but as an individ ...

Leave Him Alone

    Brave peace campaigner Brian Haw thwarted bungled moves by police to   evict him from his world renowned protest pitch outside the British parliament on Tuesday. But PC Plod did make off with lots of placards and other valued possessi ...

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