Category Archives: Britain

The times they are a changing: Brexit, Trump and lots of anger

World political chaos: the Day of Judgement Graham Peebles argues that despite the turmoil that is breaking the sclerotic political moulds in the US, UK and elsewhere, "these are wonderful times for democracy and politics" which will lead to fundamental social and economic change. Read more [...]

Britain is now a one-party state

Britain as one-party state Gilad Atzmon writes: The contemporary Read more [...]

Chilcot, Israel and the Jewish lobby

Israeli and UK flags Gilad Atzmon wonders whether Chilcot’s failure to mention Israel’s role in Tony Blair’s war on Iraq was related to the presence on his team of Martin Gilbert and Lawrence Freedman, both Jewish with Gilbert being an active supporter of Zionism. Read more [...]

Iraq verdict: Trouble if heads don’t roll

Tony Blair the war criminal Stuart Littlewood argues that apologies for the war on Iraq are not enough and that there will be “mega-trouble if heads don't roll” and Tony Blair and his co-conspirators are not brought to justice. Read more [...]

Corbyn: Clowns to the left of him, jokers to the right 

Corbyn with clowns to the left and jokers to the right Stuart Littlewood says a "political beacon", UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, is about to be extinguished by Blairite and other right-wing MPs, unless he breaks with the “doomed Labour Party” and sets up on his own. Read more [...]

Britain’s Prevent strategy: Potential implications for civil liberties

Policeman holding a camera Ruth Tenne views the potential of the UK government’s Prevent strategy – whose purpose is to stop people from becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism – for snuffing out legitimate activities, such as criticism of Israel and support for the Palestinians. Read more [...]

Cold light of dawn for Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn - standing up In the light of the UK Labour Party’s poor performance in local and regional elections, Stuart Littlewood says the choices left for party leader Jeremy Corbyn are either to expose and confront his enemies head on, or to set up an alternative, clean party. Read more [...]

UK Zionists rattled by election of first students union president of Muslim background

Malia Bouattia, President of Britain's National Union of Students Gilad Atzmon writes: Malia Bouattia Read more [...]

Poverty, isolation, removal: asylum in the UK

Plight of UK asylum seekers Graham Peebles examines Britain’s policy towards asylum seekers, which he says is not just ”incompetence bordering on madness”, but derives from intolerance, deprives asylum seekers of their dignity and treats them with a lack of compassion. Read more [...]

Unjust and dysfunctional: Asylum in the UK

Dysfunctional UK asylum system Graham Peebles argues that the British asylum system, which is slow, inadequate, cold and indifferent towards some of the world’s most vulnerable people, is causing hardship to thousands of innocents and is in need of urgent, far-reaching reform. Read more [...]