Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: Boris Johnson

Poverty division democratic destruction: The Johnson legacy

In many ways Johnson and the toxic brand of Conservatism he represents is a product of the age, The Age of Populism, which has infected many democracies.

Johnson does Downing Street: Booze, lies and playacting

Johnson is part of a privileged cozy class (Eton to Oxbridge to Whitehall) that feels themselves exempt from moral duties, social obligations and legal restrictions.

Protests across Britain against Johnson’s suspension of parliament

“We're fighting for democracy and for a society that works for the 99 percent, not the elites that Trump and Johnson serve.”

Boris Johnson and the new battle of Britain

All eyes are focused these days on Boris Johnson, the new prime minister of the United Kingdom.  But that’s...

Boris Johnson, ‘political vegemite’, becomes the UK prime minister. Let the...

To no-one’s great surprise, Boris Johnson has been elected by the members of the Conservative Party to be the new leader, and...

Brexit blows up: Boris Johnson’s resignation is very bad news for...

With less than one year before Britan is scheduled to leave the European Union, two top Brexiters exit office.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.