Author Archives: Mike

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 [..]


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 [..]


Vaccinated = Higher Overall Death Rate in UK

November 4, 2021 by Dave Armstrong   Also, Two-Thirds of Deaths in the UK from the Delta Variant of COVID-19 Were Among Vaccinated People Norman Fenton, Professor in [..]


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 [..]

Culture, style and the arts

How top Labour officials plotted to bring down Jeremy Corbyn

By Jonathan Cook Published in Middle East Eye The findings of a leaked, 860-page report compiled by the British Labour Party on its handling of antisemitism complaints is [..]

Culture, style and the arts, Guest writers, Political

Letter to Sir Keir from a newly resigned member of the Labour Party

by Bronagh Wilson

Guest writers, Political