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Mobilisations called after the SNP fails to push for Scottish independence

Mobilisations called after the SNP fails to push for Scottish independence “What are we waiting for?” is the collective cry from the independence movement in Scotland.

G7 vaccine plan is a death sentence for millions

G7 vaccine plan is a death sentence for millions A few billion doses far into the future mean billions will be left to infections and to die

Huge anger at the Tories lies just beneath the surface

Huge anger at the Tories lies just beneath the surface "The Banality of evil” is a phrase coined by the philosopher Hannah Arendt when she was covering the trial of the Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann.

Dominic Cummings confirms Tories’ handling of Covid-19 let thousands die

Dominic Cummings confirms Tories’ handling of Covid-19 let thousands die In evidence to MPs, he savaged Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock to boost himself

Tough year for rich with record rise in billionaires

Tough year for rich with record rise in billionaires  According to the The Sunday Times Rich List the combined wealth of Britain’s 250 richest people has grown by a sixth in the past year. It is up from £566 billion to £658 billion.

Lockdown eases, but virus hasn’t gone away

Lockdown eases, but virus hasn’t gone away Boris Johnson has confirmed that the latest planned easing of coronavirus restrictions in England will go ahead.

Boris Johnson’s crimes deserve full reckoning

04 May 2021
“These were always going to be difficult elections for us. We’re not expecting miracles on Thursday night.” Those were the words of Labour’s shadow foreign secretary Lisa Nandy on Sunday—at the end of a week of scandal and crisis for the Tories.

Dark web of Tory sleaze unravelled

27 April 2021
The most interesting thing about the Tory sleaze scandal is not the Boris Johnson vs Dominic Cummings grudge match, enjoyable though that is. Everyone knows these are two thoroughly unscrupulous and unpleasant individuals.

Johnson said ‘let bodies pile high’ to save bosses’ profits

26 April 2021
“Let the bodies pile high in their thousands.” That was what Tory prime minister Boris Johnson said in response to the idea that there could be further lockdowns.

Hospitals in India near collapse as new wave hits and cases rise

20 April 2021
As world Covid-19 deaths pass three million, India is in the grip of a terrible new wave of the virus. Other countries governed by the hard right face a similar situation, says Yuri Prasad

Lockdown is eased but virus growing

05 April 2021
The Tories plan to further ease lockdown measures across England from next week.

LETTERS—The report’s lies that Britain is a ‘model of racial equality’

02 April 2021
​​​​​​​The long awaited Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report suggests “claims of institutional racism not borne out”.

Tories risk lives for profit

30 March 2021
A major easing of lockdown restrictions took place in England this week. People can now meet with others from different households outdoors. Outdoor sports restarted and the “stay at home” rule was lifted.

Capitalism— is it more than greed?

28 March 2021
Our leaders will celebrate greed for pushing innovation but Nick Clark argues that the greediness inbuilt within capitalism could potentially lead to our destruction

Global Covid-19 cases surge as Brazil faces health collapse

28 March 2021
Far from being steadily eliminated, Covid-19 is increasing in most regions of the world

Secret lobbyists for rich

23 March 2021
Top politicians have conspired to help firms drain cash from government Covid-19 loan schemes—and tried to keep it secret.

The establishment quakes following police violence

16 March 2021
The scenes of police attacking protesters in Clapham sent the establishment into a mini meltdown.

Test and trace has made no measurable difference say MPs

10 March 2021
Boris Johnson’s promise to deliver a “world-beating” test and trace scheme took yet another beating on Wednesday

How have the Tories survived all this?

09 March 2021
Boris Johnson keeps getting away with it. He’s been through scandal after scandal, and crisis after crisis, and still sits securely in Downing Street.

The Troublemaker—For Boris Johnson, charity definitely begins at home

09 March 2021
Boris Johnson hopes to set up a charity to pay to refurbish his flat. Johnson apparently wants multimillionaire Tory peer Lord Brownlow to run it.

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