A virtual currency called bitcoin has captured the public imagination—and the attention of get-rich-quick speculators.
The year ends in avoidable cold and misery for the victims of Tory Britain.
Two senior members of Theresa May’s cabinet brawled in the House of Commons last week as MPs voted on Brexit legislation.
The revolution of 1917 showed another world is possible, what that world could look like—and how we can make it happen
Not wishing to be outdone by Donald Trump, foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said that Britain should return to the Middle East.
Local government employers have offered a million council workers in England and Wales a 2 percent “rise” for each of the next two years
The leaders of the bigoted Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) relished their power over Theresa May’s government this week.
The African National Congress is facing its biggest crisis since the end of apartheid
Theresa May is being further squeezed by incompatible pressures over Brexit
Britain’s bosses are worried. They are fretting about Brexit, but their bigger concern is Jeremy Corbyn.
Jeremy Warner, an associate editor of the Daily Telegraph no less, wrote this week, “Ireland has poisoned UK politics and brought down governments for centuries.”
In the endless discussions about Brexit, it’s commonly assumed that the British side is weak and confused and the European Union (EU) is strong and united. The first is true, the second not so much.
There is growing anger about the effects of Universal Credit (UC). So what’s to be done?
Within 70 minutes of coming into contact with the cops Rashan Charles was dead.
Until this week the Tories looked like the weakest government in the European Union. (EU). That’s impressive given the competition.
Philip Hammond, the Tory chancellor, likes to present himself as a safe pair of hands. He’s nicknamed “spreadsheet Phil”. Boring maybe, but reliable. But he’s been responsible for two of the biggest media pratfalls of the present government, which is saying something.
Some £340 million for a painting by Leonardo da Vinci—and possibly a fake one at that—may seem a touch steep. But it’s a small price to pay for billionaires keen to hide away their cash.
The scandal over Wakefield City Academies Trust has exposed the realities of privatisation. Many people want the schools abandoned by the trust to be run by the council.
The prospect of another war hangs over the Middle East—this time in Lebanon.
Saudi Arabia has mostly been a stable pillar of the imperialist order in the Middle East.