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Britain’s Labour beat the Right, but Must hasten to Win Public Trust and heal Rift with own Left

Oxford (Special to Informed Comment; Feature) – Britain’s latest General Election held on 4th July was nothing short of a major political earthquake that put an end to 14 years of often tumultuous and chaotic Conservative rule. The Labor Party, led by Sir Keir Starmer, overturned a big Conservative majority of 80 seats in the […]

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Blinded to all but the Anglo-Saxon “Five Eyes:” The Bias of US Policy toward Asia

( Tomdispatch.com ) – Wherever he travels globally, President Biden has sought to project the United States as the rejuvenated leader of a broad coalition of democratic nations seeking to defend the “rules-based international order” against encroachments by hostile autocratic powers, especially China, Russia, and North Korea. “We established NATO, the greatest military alliance in […]

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Upending the “West’s Dictatorship.” New MP George Galloway on the Next Era of Politics

By Glenn Greenwald / System Update donate: please Support our INDEPENDENT journalism You can also make a donation to our PayPal or subscribe to our Patreon. #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; width:600px;} /* Add your own Mailchimp form style overrides in your site stylesheet or in this style bloc. We recommend moving this block and the preceding CSS link […]

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Tempest in a Teapot: British Illusions and American Hegemony from Iraq to Yemen

Review of Tom Stevenson, Someone Else’s Empire: British Illusions and American Hegemony.. London: Verso, 2023. Munich (Special to Informed Comment; Feature) – Everything is going well in the “Special Relationship” between the US and the UK. After an American chemist dared to suggest that adding salt to the quintessential British cup of tea could represent an […]