21 November 2017
Robert Mugabe was a hero of the struggle against colonialism and first leader of independent Zimbabwe. He then became a compromiser with imperialism—and finally a dictator.
13 August 2017
Seventy years ago this week the British Empire left India after decades of brutal rule
23 July 2017
The establishment claims the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) at Dunkirk was an example of people pulling together in the national interest.
18 July 2017
How much bang for your buck do you think you’d get for a £100 million fighter jet?
30 May 2017
We are told regularly that, unlike dictatorships, ‘the people’ govern Britain. But, says Dave Sewell, it’s the unelected rich and powerful that really have their hands on the wheel
14 March 2017
The Ministry of Defence and MI6 are insisting that claims made by people tortured must be heard behind closed doors.
25 October 2016
Britain invaded Egypt sixty years ago—a brutal response to the resistance against its decaying empire. The result was humiliation. Historian John Newsinger tells the story