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September 19, 2019

Corbyn must fight for Black people to keep their votes

Labour has to work harder to defend Black communities and not take their votes for granted or it risks losing vital support, veteran anti-racist campaigner Marc Wadsworth has warned on the eve of...

White working class 'don't have a voice'

Most white working class Britons feel nobody speaks for people like them, according to a BBC survey whose results are being shown in a programme tonight. For instance, few of them are MPs and other national leaders.Some 58 per cent said they felt unrepres ...

Real nature of Italy's 'peace mission' in Afghanistan exposed

Cecilia Anesi Political commentators could be forgiven for thinking that Italy had followed Spain in striking a blow for European independence from American's superpower imperialism when they withdrew their troops from Iraq at the end of 2006. Yet in R ...

Taxpayers face spiralling bill for 2012 Olympics

British taxpayers look set to face a shortfall of more than  £1bn when they get money back from the sale of land used for the 2012 London Olympics.And City Hall's finance chief has dismissed as  'wishful thinking' claims by embat ...

OBAMA WINS CRUCIAL PRESS SUPPORT

American presidential hopeful Barack Obama has won the powerful endorsements of The Los Angeles Times and New York Daily Post with just days to go before 'Super Tuesday' when more than half of all registered Democrat cast their vote in primaries a ...

Bush's top law man ducks torture claim but CIA admit it

Chris Gelken - Online Columnist America's most senior law enforcement official was extremely evasive under a barrage of tough questions from a US Senate committee investigating charges that the United States is guilty of war crimes. Grilled about wheth ...

Company boss Hillary failed to fight for unions

Hillary Clinton remained silent as the world's largest retailer waged a major campaign against labour unions seeking to represent store workers yet now she is relying heavily on their backing to become US President.In six years as a member of the Wal-M ...

Mayor's top aide probed over lost millions

* Ex-street hustler at the heart of city boss's empire* Runs vibrant hub for 'criminals' and his croniesAndrew Gilligan A senior adviser to London Mayor, Ken Livingstone, is under investigation after at least  £2.5 million in City Hal ...

U.S. Pundit Predicts End of The Tories

Anne Applebaum, of America's Washington PostHands up, everybody: The British Conservative Party surrenders. Only days after Gordon Brown, new leader of the Labour Party, became prime minister, the Spectator magazine -- the Conservatives' once-faith ...

Why 'Catholic' Tony Must Pay For Iraq War

Deborah HobsonEx-British Prime Minister Tony Blair confirmed his status as showman extraordinaire when he met Pope Benedict XVI in the Vatican on the final leg of his 'farewell world tour'. Blair's long goodbye, which began on 10 May, has incl ...

Will Brown have the bottle to lead?

With just days to go before Chancellor Gordon Brown taking over as British prime minister, we must ask the question, can he grasp the leadership nettle? Chris Gaynor discusses the importance of vision and teamwork when you are the person in charge. Tony Bl ...

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