Wednesday, 29 January , 2020

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Britain Faces a Long and Bumpy Road Ahead

By Radhika Desai 17.12.2019 Boris Johnson’s decisive victory was widely expected to end the uncertainty plaguing British society, politics and economy for some 4 years. The...

On the death of Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky (1942–2019)

By Clara Weiss 19 November 2019 On October 27, 2019, Vladimir Bukovsky, a well-known Soviet dissident and critic of Vladimir Putin, died in the UK. Falsely...

Johnson’s Westminster Cabinet is Far to the Right of Thatcher

By Craig Murray 25 Jul, 2019 I can only imagine that the media people who are saying this is the most right wing cabinet since the...

All Western leaders were lying, promising not to expand NATO

NATO Expansion: What Gorbachev Heard Declassified documents show security assurances against NATO expansion to Soviet leaders from Baker, Bush, Genscher, Kohl, Gates, Mitterrand, Thatcher, Hurd,...

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...

From Neoliberalism to Self-Management

During her political prime in the 1980s, Thatcher said she was out to change the soul, to change the conceptual universe in which people live, and her idea that “there is no alternative” (TINA) became so deeply embedded in our psyches and in our consciousness that it seems we could no longer imagine that there is an alternative to capitalism.

Margaret Thatcher’s reactionary legacy

Her ideological drive to tear up the post-1945 consensus and privatise our public services, sell-off our nationalised industries and smash trade union rights understandably made her the darling of the right not just here but around the world. But the single-minded determination of the “lady” to drive through her policies without compromise or consideration for the damage she was doing to working class communities will never be forgiven across huge swathes of the country.

Democratic Primaries In The Shadow Of Neoliberalism

By David Coates The Democratic Party primary battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders is being fought in the shadow of “neoliberalism” – in the...

Neoliberalism – the ideology at the root of all our problems

By George Monbiot Financial meltdown, environmental disaster and even the rise of Donald Trump – neoliberalism has played its part in them all. Why has...