Boris Johnson

19.08.2019

No Deal Chaos: The Brexit Cliff Face and Operation Yellowhammer

No Deal Chaos: The Brexit Cliff Face and Operation Yellowhammer

Britain’s Boris Johnson is driving his country to the cliff face, along the way mouthing and spouting all manner of populist reassurances.  Still fresh in the job, he declared that UK preparations for a no-deal Brexit on October 31, when Britain would leave the European Union, would receive a boost… »

08.07.2019

Who’s paying to make Boris prime minister?

Who’s paying to make Boris prime minister?

The miserable contest to choose the UK’s next prime minister – fuelled by dark money, an obsequious press and a mockery of ‘choice’ – shows just how broken our politics is. Mary Fitzgerald For openDemocracy  Trying to explain to outsiders just how the United Kingdom is currently ‘choosing’… »

14.07.2018

The Holes in the Official Skripal Story

The Holes in the Official Skripal Story

In my last post I set out the official Government account of the events in the Skripal Case. Here I examine the credibility of this story. Next week I shall look at alternative explanations. Russia has a decade long secret programme of producing and stockpiling novichok nerve agents. It… »

19.03.2018

Liars, damned liars, and Boris Johnson

Liars, damned liars, and Boris Johnson

There are three categories of liars: Liars, Damned liars, and…  Boris Johnson, the Secretary of State for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The FCO minister, backed by Prime Minister Theresa May and the roar of the mainstream media, has provoked a collective hysteria in NATO countries with accusations and… »

28.01.2017

London is forced to concede that Syria is a democracy

London is forced to concede that Syria is a democracy

VOLTAIRE NETWORK | 27 JANUARY 2017 The British Minister of Foreign Affairs, Boris Johnson, has indicated that his country should no longer oppose President Bashar al- Assad’s right to stand at the next Syrian elections. He conceded that this new… »

15.07.2016

Oxymorons take Power in the UK

Oxymorons take Power in the UK

The Brexit vote caught just about everybody unprepared, and the domino pieces are still falling, creating a crisis that saw a seemingly Teflon-like government collapse. David Cameron resigned as Prime Minister and the search for his replacement looked more like a Shakespearian farce than a political process. Boris Johnson was… »

17.01.2015

London Mayor spends £250,000 supressing peaceful protests

Freedom of Information requests to Boris Johnson’s Greater London Authority and Metropolitan Police reveal that the Mayor spent nearly £250,000 [1] in October trying to prevent peaceful pro-democracy protesters [2] from protesting in Parliament Square. The documents also revealed that at the height of Johnson’s efforts to prevent peaceful pro-democracy… »

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