Sunday, 26 May , 2019

British Empire

Corbyn calls on government to apologise for the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre...

JEREMY CORBYN has written to PM Theresa May on the 100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre today to demand the government apologise for the...

Imperialism, Geopolitics and Religion: The Split Between Moscow and Constantinople

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos 11.12.2018 A very serious rift regarding Ukraine is now developing between the Ecumenical (Universal) Patriarchate of Constantinople and the biggest and more powerful...

How Britain Destroyed the Palestinian Homeland

Ninety-nine years since Balfour's "promise", Palestinians insist that their rights in Palestine cannot be dismissed. by Ramzy Baroud 2 Nov 2016 When I was a child growing...

The Opioid Epidemic in America – Killing One Million People

The Triumph of Capital (Creating a Domestic ‘Shithole’) By James Petras and Robin Eastman-Abaya The link between capitalism and drugs reaches back to the middle...

How colonial violence came home: the ugly truth of the first...

The Great War is often depicted as an unexpected catastrophe. But for millions who had been living under imperialist rule, terror and degradation were...

The Divisions of Cyprus, by Perry Anderson

Firsta published at 24 April 2008 www.lrb.co.uk By Perry Anderson Enlargement, widely regarded as the greatest single achievement of the European Union since the end of the...

Britain in Cyprus

By William Mallinson, ex-British Diplomat, Professor of Political Ideas and Institutions at Universita Guglielmo Marconi As the latest neurotic and frenetic round of negotiations about...

Without Russia it’s only Hobson’s choice for Cyprus

  *Aris Petasis and *William Mallinson As the latest neurotic and frenetic round of negotiations about illegally occupied Cyprus is planned to continue in March 2017,...

Reminding History to explain Politics – the case of Cyprus

  As we explained in a previous article posted here a post-modern, still very real coup d' etat is now executed, with the aim of...

The Divisions of Cyprus, by Perry Anderson

Enlargement, widely regarded as the greatest single achievement of the European Union since the end of the Cold War, and occasion for more or less unqualified self-congratulation, has left one inconspicuous thorn in the palm of Brussels. The furthest east of all the EU’s new acquisitions, even if the most prosperous and democratic, has been a tribulation to its establishment, one that neither fits the uplifting narrative of the deliverance of captive nations from Communism, nor furthers the strategic aims of Union diplomacy, indeed impedes them.