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17.01.2019

Hitachi abandons plans for Welsh nuclear power station

Hitachi abandons plans for Welsh nuclear power station

We publish here the press release from the UK Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Hitachi has announced it will suspend work on the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station in Anglesey. Anti-nuclear campaigners have welcomed the announcement. Sara Medi Jones, Acting General Secretary of CND, said:… »

10.12.2018

Stansted 15 respond to guilty verdict

Stansted 15 respond to guilty verdict

The Stansted 15 protesters, who stopped a government deportation flight from taking off in March last year, have today been found guilty of breaching terror laws. After 9 weeks the jury found all fifteen defendants guilty of intentional disruption of services and endangerment at an aerodrome under the 1990 Aviation… »

09.12.2018

Anti-fascism march in London

Anti-fascism march in London

Today, Sunday 9th of December, protesters in London mobilised in opposition to a growing and increasingly vocal fascist movement in the UK, something mirrored across Europe and the USA. As the country becomes increasingly polarised in the run up to a week of politics possibly as important for its future… »

15.10.2018

Yemen whitewash shows Saudi investigation of Jamal Khashoggi cannot be trusted

Yemen whitewash shows Saudi investigation of Jamal Khashoggi cannot be trusted

Saudi regime has ordered an investigation into disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi Saudi investigations into war crimes in Yemen have been a whitewash. Yemen is on the brink of the world’s worst famine for 100 years. UK has licensed almost £5 billion worth of arms to Saudi forces since 2015 The… »

21.08.2018

United Kingdom: A gangster state

United Kingdom: A gangster state

Max Weber defined a key attribute of a state as holding the monopoly on the legitimate exercise of violence within a given territory. For anybody other than the state to use substantive physical force against you or to imprison you is regarded as an extremely serious crime. The state itself… »

04.05.2018

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour now well placed to win general election

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour now well placed to win general election

In his Facebook page Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, has published a statement on the local election results. Labour achieved a solid set of results in the local elections. We have consolidated and built on the advances we made at last year’s General Election, when we… »

17.04.2018

Corbyn v Corker: UK wants representation, US royalty

Corbyn v Corker: UK wants representation, US royalty

By David Swanson Five years ago, the British Parliament said no to an attack on Syria that its prime minister wanted to join the U.S. president in launching. That action, combined with public pressure, was instrumental in getting the U.S. Congress to make clear that it would say no as… »

04.04.2018

The Isolation of Julian Assange Must Stop

The Isolation of Julian Assange Must Stop

We call on the government of Ecuador to allow Julian Assange his right of freedom of speech. by NOAM CHOMSKY, CHRIS HEDGES, JOHN PILGER, ET AL. First published on Counterpunch April 2, 2018.   If it was ever clear that the case of Julian Assange was never just a… »

17.03.2018

Of A Type Developed By Liars

Of A Type Developed By Liars

by Craig Murray, 16/3/18. originally posted here I have now received confirmation from a well placed FCO source that Porton Down scientists are not able to identify the nerve agent as being of Russian manufacture, and have been resentful of the pressure being placed on them to… »

02.12.2017

Jeremy Corbyn to Morgan Stanley: “Yes, we are a threat to a damaging and failed system”

Jeremy Corbyn to Morgan Stanley: “Yes, we are a threat to a damaging and failed system”

After Morgan Stanley warned that a Labour government could pose as much of a risk to British business as Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn posted a video in in his Facebook page saying that the investment bank was right to consider them a threat. “Bankers like Morgan Stanley should not run our country,… »

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