Category Archives: Europe

Balfour Declaration: Britain broke its feeble promise to the Palestinians

Theresa May and Binyamin Netanyahu On the centenary of the infamous Balfour Declaration, Jonathan Cook argues that while Britain fulfilled its promise to the Zionists in full, it broke even its feeble commitment to the Palestinians to protect their civil and religious rights. Read more [...]

Seeking happiness beyond neoliberal consumerism

True happiness Graham Peebles examines the roots of unhappiness inherent in our neoliberal, consumption-and-competition-based world, and argues that true happiness is experienced when we cease searching and when we stop desiring. Read more [...]

Oxford Jazz concert-goer violently attacked after veiled threat from UK Jewish organisation

Will McClure Gilad Atzmon writes: Drummer Will Read more [...]

Europe’s shameful refugee policy

EU refugee policy Graham Peebles examines the EU’s expediency-based policy towards refugees, and argues for unified policies based on collective responsibility and group need, not the nationalistic approach which does nothing to deal with the underlying causes. Read more [...]

Message from UK High Court: Carry on arming the Saudis (and never mind the slaughter in Yemen)

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia kill Yemenis Stuart Littlewood examines Britain’s complicity in the war crimes committed by Saudi Arabia in Yemen, and the role of notorious Israeli stooge Liam Fox, the UK’s secretary of state for international trade, in this. Read more [...]

London’s Grenfell Tower: Neglect, incompetence and contempt for the poor

Grenfell Tower fire Graham Peebles says the Grenfell Tower disaster is the result of socio-economic policies pursued by successive governments, of the abdication of responsibility by local government and criminal negligence by the body that managed the tower. Read more [...]

What does it take to move from pseudo-democracy to real participation?

Democratic illusion Graham Peebles considers the illusion of democracy in countries that consider themselves democratic, and argues that only with mass participation, and an electorate well informed by a truthful media, can there be real democracy. Read more [...]

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s pact with the devil

Theresa May and Arlene Foster As Theresa May prepares to sign a deal with the bigots of Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party to prop up her government in Parliament, Stuart Littlewood examines her track record of incompetence and lack of principle. Read more [...]

Theresa May’s “disgusting, desperate attempt to stay in power”

Theresa May and the Ulster terrorists Stuart Littlewood views Theresa May’s vanity, appalling leadership and poor judgement which led her to call a snap election, lose her party’s parliamentary majority and end up in alliance with “an unsavoury group of Protestant fundamentalist hardliners”. Read more [...]

UK and terrorism: Jeremy Corbyn tries the truth

Jeremy Corbyn on how to deal with terrorism Lawrence Davidson examines the relationship between Britain’s misguided neoconservative foreign policy, the recent terrorist attacks in the country and the outcome of the parliamentary election, which resulted in the ruling Conservatives losing many of their parliamentary seats. Read more [...]