Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tag: United Kingdom

Goodbye to all that: The UK after Brexit

Brexit could see the UK eventually lose Scotland, Northern Ireland, and a great deal of its prosperity.

The end of Corbynism?

Unfortunately for the world, ambitious policies like the Green Industrial Revolution will have to wait at least five long years to become reality, if they are ever enacted at all.

Renewables generate more electricity than fossil fuels in UK for first...

During the three months of July, August and September, renewables generated an estimated total of 29.5 terawatt-hours (TWh), compared with just 29.1TWh...

“Our demands remain the same”: A conversation with Extinction Rebellion UK’s...

Starting on Friday, September 20th and scheduled to officially end on the 27th, the global climate strike movement started by Greta Thunberg has...

Iran: How Bolton tricked clueless UK conservatives into confrontation with Tehran

Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – Simon Tisdall at The Guardian explains the difference between Socialist Spain and the disorganized Conservatives in control of U.K....

Public spaces private control

The world of Neoliberalism attempts to reduce everything to a commodity, but public spaces are not simply a financial asset to be sold off to the highest bidder.

First ‘Red’ level tremor at UK fracking site put legal pause...

Cuadrilla Resources was forced by law to pause operations at its site in Lancashire, England when a tremor with a magnitude of 0.8 took place in the area Friday morning.

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.

Wet wipes ban: UK takes another major step to fight plastic...

“As part of our 25-year environment plan we have pledged to eliminate all avoidable plastic waste and that includes single-use products that include plastic such as wet wipes.”

Over 40 companies pledge to cut plastic pollution

Hopefully, other countries and companies will join the UK Plastics Pact and do their part in producing less plastic waste.

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Bernie Sanders calls for ‘boldest legislation in history’ to halt spiraling COVID-19 catastrophe

"Senator Sanders' economic rescue principles speak to the bold, fast action needed to protect and support people and prevent corporations from consolidating economic and political power amidst a crisis."

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

Why is Monsanto losing lawsuits over roundup?

Agrochemical corporation Monsanto created Roundup in the 1970s to help farmers more effectively kill the weeds that harmed their crops. Today, Roundup...
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I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take this any more

I don't know what more there is to say: Bernie has lost because of cheating. Coronavirus is rampant. We've experience the biggest monthly job loss in our history. Trump is probably going to win, and even if he doesn't, is Biden going to solve out problems? Climate change is looming.

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.