Sunday, September 19, 2021

Tag: Britain

UK halts fracking, effective immediately

"Fracking moratorium is thanks to years and years and years of work by local communities, campaigners and fierce political pressure."

100 years later, Britain still won’t apologize for one of its...

Events like these keep people in fear. And it is easy to take things from people who are scared for their life.

Deal or no deal: Britain’s fearful future

But provided Britons change their minds in a second referendum, the EU should welcome the U.K. back into the fold.

Britain’s homeless crisis

This ideologically rooted approach to life is at the heart of many if not all of our problems.

Meet the activist who called Piers Morgan an “idiot” for criticizing...

Massive protests have greeted President Trump during his two-day trip to Britain—including a 20-foot-long giant baby Trump blimp outside Parliament.

A hostile environment: Understanding the Windrush scandal

The similarities of the recent experiences of the Windrush generation to the plight of the DREAMers in the United States, are striking.

“A government for the many, not the few”

Jeremy Corbyn and the resurgence of the British left.

20,000 Join Refugees Welcome March Through London

It comes days after the latest death at Britain's border in Calais, of a teenage boy trying to join his family in Britain.

Brexit and the New Global Rebellion

The current order is unstable. The uprising has begun. But who will lead it?

Criminalizing Refugees: The Disgrace of Britain’s Immigration Detention Centers

Fleeing war, persecution and acute poverty, men, women and children have migrated to the U.K. for generations. Coming in search of peace, instead, many find themselves being incarcerated.

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Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

America: Monumental problems, no solutions, caught up in a state of regression

“All empires end. That is an indisputable fact.” And, “All empires end from within.”

Until comeuppance smacks Trumpist scofflaws, brace for more lying, cheating & demagoguery

Why enter elections when starting insurrections are so much easier? Why “patronize” elections that are “corrupt” (thus unwinnable) from beginning to end?

Favorite son? Eduardo Bolsonaro and the growing internationalism of the far right

One of the progressive left’s strengths has always been a willingness to offer support and learn from others around the globe, it's a mistake to cede internationalism to a xenophobic, ‘western culture’ obsessed right.

Ethiopia: TPLF terrorism expands, civilians massacred

The conflict in Ethiopia is getting predictably more brutal. Distressing.