Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: UK

Homelessness Soaring in the UK As People Can No Longer Afford...

One in five renters in Britain could not afford to pay January’s rent out of their normal salary and were forced to resort to credit cards, loans, overdrafts, pay day loans and borrowing from friends and family in order to pay housing costs.

Bush’s Lap Dog Tony Blair Can’t Even Apologize Correctly for Destabilizing...

Tony Blair continues with his half-hearted apologies on the inception of the Iraq War. He has never actually apologized for breaking international law by launching a war of aggression. But will this cause him to be lynched by the public and the media?

Destructive Austerity: Poverty and Social Hardship in the UK

While the Oxfam states “the economic, ethical and financial argument for change could not be stronger,” the U.K. needs more than a policy change to fix its "divisive materialistic values." The country needs more humane values that unites people and engenders trust.

Where Is Our Jeremy Corbyn?

Jeremy Corbyn, who was elected to lead Britain’s Labour Party, is part of the new popular resistance. Chris Hedges discusses how Corbyn politics are rising up from the ruins of neoliberalism and globalization.

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.

A Lost Opportunity for Change

We are living in times of great strain, and worldwide opportunity. Huge numbers of people throughout the world want change; disappointingly, the election result in the UK was a victory for the status quo.

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.