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At this year’s Labour Conference a row was sparked with accusations from Labour’s right-wing, and their media allies, that debate on Brexit was stifled. The reality, sketched out by Alex Nunns in a Red Pepper article, was there was a … Continue reading
They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.. This thinly veiled threat of nuclear annihilation from Donald Trump was the latest round in the trading of insults between the US and North Korean regime. … Continue reading
..the only thing Venezuela has in abundance is chaos, this is the verdict of most of the mainstream media on the crisis in Venezuela. The home of Chávez’s Bolivarian revolution is beset by violent anti-government protests set against a background … Continue reading
The world was taken by surprise by Saudi Arabia and its allies in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) sudden move to cut diplomatic ties with Qatar and impose an economic blockage. They accused Qatar of supporting Iranian-backed militant groups in … Continue reading
Labour’s right-wing and the press have been making dire predictions of a Labour defeat on June 8th. Jeremy Corbyn’s opponents inside the party are getting their blame in early, calling on Corbyn to ‘take the hit’ and resign when, as … Continue reading