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31.08.2015 Tony Henderson

Jeremy Corbyn – reformer or revolutionary?

Jeremy Corbyn – reformer or revolutionary?

Not quite the ‘new boy on the block’ Labourite Jeremy Corbyn has decided to seek for party leadership and has stated to the media as to why he wants to be Labour’s leader, because, “Britain is not working well for most people. More of the same won’t work. We believe … »

26.08.2015 Middle East Monitor

UK Politics: The Corbyn phenomenon

UK Politics: The Corbyn phenomenon

By Asa Winstanley on Middle East Monitor It has been the story of the summer, but there are still almost three weeks left to run in the Labour Party leadership election, believe it or not. What initially looked like it was going to be the dullest leadership election ever was … »

30.06.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

UK: people power stopped fracking in Lancashire

UK: people power stopped fracking in Lancashire

MASSIVE news just in – people power has stopped fracking in Lancashire. [1] Local residents, supported by thousands of us from across the UK, persuaded the council to vote down the frackers’ plans. Lancashire Council voted to reject the planning application by 9 votes to 3. And without planning permission, … »

08.06.2015 Campaign Against the Arms Trade

UK must end arms sales to Saudi Arabia

UK must end arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Coalition government licensed £3.8 billion of arms to Saudis UK aircraft are being used in the destruction of Yemen Increase in executions and treatment of Raif Badawi draw international condemnation With the death toll in Yemen passing 2000, and with the punishment of blogger Raid Badawi being upheld, Campaign Against … »

02.06.2015 Pressenza Budapest

UK election – A broken system: seats don’t match votes

UK election – A broken system: seats don’t match votes

In May 2015, the UK held a general election and returned a majority government for the Conservative Party despite the fact that it received no where near a majority of support from the electorate. The Electoral Reform Society is an independent campaigning organisation working to champion the rights of voters … »

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