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Tag: United Kingdom

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.

UK pledges £61.4 million to fight ocean plastics

"This week we will look closely at how we can tackle the many threats to the health of the world's oceans, including the scourge of marine plastic pollution."

New UK study proves plastic bag legislation is working

"Great to see less plastic bags in our oceans, but we need the government to put an end to the use of all avoidable single-use plastic by 2025."

United Kingdom to ban ivory trade

More than 20,000 African elephants die every year to feed the ivory trade.

Socialist Labour Party candidate Jeremy Corbyn closes 20% poll gap to...

It’s an astonishing reversal of fortune, and also a lesson in the importance of standing up for ordinary people.

The Labour Party has regained its principles and offers hope to...

In this upcoming UK election the differences between the Conservatives and Labour are defined and stark; its importance cannot be overstated.

UK Oil Companies Set to Drill in the Arctic

The rush comes after the Foreign Office last year talked up the opportunities for British business of a melting Arctic.

2008 All Over Again

“Britain’s withdrawal from the eurozone will damage not only the international banking system, but hamper Washington’s aggressive policies toward Russia and the Ukraine.”

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Military, Deep State and the American innocence

Like fish in the water, Americans have lost the ability to notice the pervasive and omnipresent propaganda.

Congressmen, senators and mariachi band’s stand up to Trump’s corruption

As the sun set upon the nation's capitol hundreds of people with signs gathered for the next night of protests, this time it was the 'Confront Corruption' rally.
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Is Trump a traitor?

Never before has a President of the United States so brazenly sided with a ruthless dictator intent on destroying American democracy.

‘Primary every single one of them:’ 18 Democrats join GOP to pass House resolution...

Denouncing the resolution as a political stunt by the Republican majority, 133 House Democrats opted to vote "present" instead of yes or no.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, July 20, 2018

Progressives go big on Medicare for All, California Supreme court squashes splitting the state into two, Zinke takes a wrecking ball to the Endangered Species Act, and more.

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