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Sunak has a Solution to Our Problems: A War on Disabled People

Sunak's war on disabled people
By Launa K They are the cause of everything we used to blame on refugees At a time when everything is unaffordable and the NHS is collapsing under a waiting list of 7.6 million and we are at the brink of World War III and the Tories can’t go two days without a sex scandal, the Prime Minister of the...

Caitlin Johnstone: Welcome to the Empire

Welcome to the Empire
Ever the victim of unprovoked attacks from the people it has been strangling. Ever the shining city on a hill of human corpses. Ever the defender of the poor, helpless plutocrats of Wall Street. By Caitlin Johnstone Caitlin Johnstone Welcome to the Empire Where genocide is self-defence and peace rallies are genocide Where war criminals are the victims and the hospitals are Hamas Where calls...

‘Children Are Dying’ as Gaza Famine Arrives With ‘Incredible Speed’

Hungry Palestinian children
Citing Israel's declaration of "complete siege," one critic said the war on Gazan civilians is "proceeding exactly as planned," including newborns dying within days because their undernourished mothers can't feed them. Article by BRETT WILKINS Gaza's children—already reeling from 103 days of U.S.-backed Israeli bombardment that has killed and maimed tens of thousands of them—are now dying of starvation, with adults...

John Pilger: The Great Game of Smashing Nations

As the Middle East teeters on the brink of expanded conflict, John Pilger's 2003 article serves as a vital warning from history. With Israel's bombardment of Gaza followed by strikes on Yemen from the U.S. and U.K., tensions are reaching new heights. Pilger's piercing analysis of the West's disastrous intervention policies provides urgent lessons we cannot afford to ignore....

ULEZ and the Corrupt ‘Welfare for the Rich’ Policy Model.

ULEZ
ULEZ and the Corrupt ‘Welfare for the Rich’ Policy Model. By Gavin Lewis London entryist neoliberal Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan is attempting to territorially expand an imposed system of £12.50 daily penalties largely on low-income drivers of traditional petrol/diesel vehicles beyond a certain age of manufacture - this supposedly to create an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ).  Yet at its core,...

Israeli Intelligence Suddenly Knows Exactly Where Hamas Is

Israeli Intelligence
By Caitlin Johnstone It’s interesting how last week Israel had no idea what Hamas was up to, and yet this week they know every mosque, school and hospital that Hamas is hiding in. When you live under an empire of lies you’ll be asked to believe a lot of very stupid things. The dumbest thing we’re being asked to believe this week is...

Jail Blair, Bush & Cheney First

War-Criminals
Jonathan Cook responds to Cheney’s warning against the re-election of Donald Trump. By Jonathan CookMintPress News There is not much to thank Dick Cheney for. But perhaps he deserves credit for one thing: illustrating how effectively our political systems can rehabilitate even the most monstrous of moral monsters. Just watch this short clip that went viral on X (formerly Twitter), in which Cheney...

The Left’s Right Turn: Behind The Media Myth Of Neoliberal Blairite Social Achievements

‘Political language – and with variations, this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists – is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.’ - George Orwell Lord Mandelson's famous "lose, lose, Blair, Blair, lose" line peddles an alluring myth - that New Labour's victories offer a...

The Incestuous Relationship Between Journalists and the Establishment  

Are we the baddies?
Journalists and the mainstream media should ask the question - "Are we the baddies?" The incestuous relationship between mainstream media and power is not unique to the United States. As Caitlin Johnstone highlights, the cosy dynamic between journalists and politicians permeates Western media, including British outlets. Johnstone traces how the composition of newsrooms has evolved to overrepresent elite circles. Where working-class...

Craig Murray: Democracy’s Demise

Democracy's-Demise
What we had from roughly 1920 to 1990, when voting really could make a difference, is not what we have now. We live instead in a post-democratic society. By Craig MurrayCraigMurray.org.uk British Labour leader Keir Starmer’s determination to use his refusal to alleviate child poverty as the issue with which to demonstrate his macho Thatcherite credentials, has provided one of those moments...
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