Category Archives: Government

Brexit means exploitation of the many for the benefit of the few, say Boris and friends

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn once accused the Theresa May government of seeking a post-Brexit Britain akin to an offshore tax haven, with minimal workers’ rights. But an alliance between ultra-Brexiteers and neoliberals is determined that this scenario becomes reality. Which … Continue reading

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Recession warned for Brexit Britain, but ideologically-driven Tories couldn’t give a damn

A leading investment bank predicts Brexit will cause a recession in the UK, especially in the event of a ‘no deal’ outcome. And a new poll shows that more people would now prefer Britain to remain in the EU. But … Continue reading

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To understand why millions of Catalans want independence, just read the king’s speech [TWEETS]

On 1 October, a Catalonian referendum for independence took place in Spain. But Madrid responded with violence. And there is even a report [Spanish] that the Spanish government has deployed the army to Catalonia. Although you would think, given the … Continue reading

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Catalans reinvent their revolutionary past to take direct action in the name of democracy

Spain’s Constitutional Court has banned Catalonia’s independence referendum, but the Catalan authorities have approved and scheduled it for 1 October. Spanish police, meanwhile, have seized 10 million ballot papers. But the people of Barcelona, and Catalans generally, have a long history … Continue reading

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Secret recording raises more questions about those leaked Democrats’ emails [AUDIO]

It now appears that award-winning journalist Seymour Hersh backs the claim that it was murdered Democratic Party staffer Seth Rich who leaked Democratic National Convention (DNC) emails to WikiLeaks. Forensic evidence has come to light, meanwhile, suggesting Russia was not directly … Continue reading

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An inquiry just provided a glimpse into the British state’s secret war on political activists

The cover names of three police officers who spied on political activists have just been revealed by an inquiry into undercover policing. The three officers infiltrated high-profile campaigns at a time of great public anger. Inquiry documents and secret intelligence … Continue reading

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If these latest allegations are true, Trump’s days as President may be numbered

A lawsuit has just been issued that implicates US President Donald Trump. It alleges that he reviewed and authorised a story that claimed murdered Democrat staffer Seth Rich was responsible for leaking Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails. There is also … Continue reading

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