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As the Tories’ child refugee policy faces legal challenge, others opt for direct action

In Britain, legal action is underway to try and force the Tory government to accept more unaccompanied child refugees. But elsewhere in Europe, activists haven’t waited for government action. They’ve taken matters into their own hands. And the results are … Continue reading

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Forget ‘fake news’, prepare for fake peace as Trump’s Mid-East endgame looms

  Power games in the Middle East are seldom about fighting terrorism or securing human rights. They’re about oil, and who controls its supply. But an endgame in the Syrian conflict may now be in sight. And that endgame is likely … Continue reading

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Good news: proposal for everyone to get Universal Basic Income. Bad news: Britons excluded

    A proposal for universal basic income (UBI) is finally on the political agenda. If implemented, it will benefit millions of people who are in poverty or struggling to make ends meet. Unless, that is, you’re British. Why? Because … Continue reading

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Russian cruise missiles to strike Aleppo, Coalition special forces could be hit too

Russian submarines are currently ready to fire cruise missiles at anti-Assad rebel sites near the Syrian city of Aleppo. And alongside the inevitable killing of civilians, British troops may be killed too. An anonymous but reliable source has told The … Continue reading

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While tabloids and far-right peddle hate, one Devon town reminds us what compassion looks like

From Britain to Australia, the right-wing press and its ideological bedfellows have been at the forefront of a campaign against accepting refugees. But while this xenophobic spirit is threatening to bubble over in one Australian town, a sleepy town in the UK … Continue reading

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ICC examines 1268 cases of UK war crimes in Iraq – also cases dismissed by UK inquiry

Just over a year back the Al-Sweady Inquiry (see Appendix) cleared British soldiers of war crimes in Iraq and, instead, blamed lawyers – Leigh Day and PIL – who represented the victims of those alleged crimes. However, some of the … Continue reading

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