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Britain

UK: Stop the Extradition of Julian Assange

Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange is now on trial at Woolwich crown court in south-east London to decide whether he will be extradited to the United States, where he faces 18 charges of breaching the Read more...

Johnson’s victory, Corbyn’s defeat, and the battles to come

A DECADE OF political crisis, the last half of which saw three general elections, two referendums, and three Tory prime ministers, has ended with Boris Johnson in Number Ten. Read more...

UK Election: A failure of strategy

LABOUR’S SHATTERING DEFEAT at the hands of Boris Johnson is a bitter day for millions of class conscious workers and most young people. Read more...

UK: Fight to win - then fight for power!

After three years of wrangling over Brexit, parliament has voted for a snap general election on 12 December.

The battle lines for the election are clear. Read more...

Now finish off Boris

WITH THE COMMONS' VOTE TO TAKE CONTROL of its agenda and the passage of a Bill preventing No Deal, the constitutional coup of Boris Johnson and his sinister advisor Dominic Cummings has been thwarted Read more...

UK: Labour’s Two Brexit Faces

Jeremy Corbyn's latest statement on Labour's Brexit policy, in an email to party members, has been presented as a major shift towards a "Remain" position. It is not. Read more...

UK: EU election results show time for compromise is over

As we go to press, the European election results are just emerging. Nigel Farage’s right populist Brexit Party was the clear winner with 31.6 per cent of the vote and 28 MEPs. Read more...

UK: Extinction Rebellion paralyses London

Extinction Rebellion (XR) captured the headlines of the mainstream media and the imagination of millions this Easter, as its activists occupied key tourist locations and major traffic arteries in Lond Read more...

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