Author Archives: Mike

Poking the Russian bear…? Hmmm.

Poking the Russian Bear at last has had a response. They have woken it up big time! All the promises of NATO saying it would never expand eastwards [..]


Didn’t those enraged at Boris Johnson’s ‘smears’ of Starmer defame Corbyn at every turn?

By Jonathan Cook 7 February 2022 The media outrage at Johnson linking the Labour leader to Jimmy Savile is because his comments inadvertently exposed the dark underbelly of the British [..]


LABOUR CREATED THE NHS! How preposterous that the Tories now claim they did!!

by Dr John Puntis (Co-Chair of Keep Our NHS Public)   The Conservatives never were “the party of the NHS”, and history proves it. 17 November 2019 Keep [..]


We are living through a time of fear – not just of the virus, but of each other

by Jonathan Cook 23 March 2021 Welcome to the age of fear. Nothing is more corrosive of the democratic impulse than fear. Left unaddressed, it festers, eating away [..]


How we stay blind to the story of power

Jonathan Cook 24 February 2020 If one thing drives me to write, especially these blog posts, it is the urgent need for us to start understanding power. Power [..]


Zero emissions?

by Michael Skywood Clifford   Zero emissons? A vacuous and implausible slogan from Glasgow. This sounds like there will be no waste whatsoever, and yet what form of [..]


On the Assisted Dying Bill

By Michael Skywood Clifford   Of course we can all understand why anyone in dreadful pain might want to end their life. All of us are empathetic to [..]


On The Labour Party…

by Michael Skywood Clifford   Like many people I despair of the present Labour Party.   There's no doubt that the Labour Party for some time at least [..]


Finance Capitalism vs. Industrial Capitalism – The Rentier Resurgence and Takeover

by Michael Hudson Posted on January 26, 2021 by Yves Smith By Michael Hudson, a research professor of Economics at University of Missouri, Kansas City, and a research [..]


Guided by science?

The Secretive Group Guiding the U.K. on Coronavirus The British government frequently says it’s “guided by the science'. By Mark Landler and Stephen Castle April 23, 2020 LONDON [..]

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