Editorial—The Fall of Johnson and The Energy Crunch

Why the political parties don’t want to tell the truth. Foreign and domestic policy are often related. Countries seek mutual benefit through trade and take measures to protect their own trading routes. They make long term arrangements for mutual exchange of products and services. In the contemporary world, the manufacture of a particular product often … Continue reading Editorial—The Fall of Johnson and The Energy Crunch

“From BRICS to BRICS+ — and beyond”

Diary of a Corbyn foot soldier  (July, 2022)  By Michael Murray  Dictionary definition of foot soldier: “…a dedicated low level follower." (1) BRICS 14th annual Summit meeting  Imagine: an organisation representing 43% of the world’s population across four continents,  comprising 30% of the global land area, currently producing 24% of global GDP and responsible for 16% … Continue reading “From BRICS to BRICS+ — and beyond”

Ukraine—The August Counter-Offensive

Eamon Dyas— a Letter I find it quite astonishing the way in which the regular Ukrainian military defeats are counter-posed against Ukraine’s “initial military successes”. It is a constant mantra among western politicians and the media. But where were these “military successes”? Beyond a few battlefield skirmishes in the east and south anywhere that Ukraine … Continue reading Ukraine—The August Counter-Offensive

Newsnotes

Notes on the News By Gwydion M. Williams Did Russia Invade To Stop Kiev Overrunning the Donbass?The G7’s Proxy WarGeorgia Not Fighting to the Last GeorgianBritish Rail and the Imaginary MarketThe End of Thatcherism?China’s Mixed Economy Did Russia Invade To Stop Kiev Overrunning the Donbass? Western media speak of ‘Russian Disinformation’.  But not this particular Russian claim.  Which … Continue reading Newsnotes

Ukraine

Ukraine:  how we got to where we are today. Brendan Clifford. Since its foundation, the Republic of Ireland has been a neutral state. It is a sign of the success of Anglo-American propaganda against Russia that Ireland now wishes to enter the lists against the ‘unwarranted aggression’ of the Russian Federation against Ukraine. Most of the … Continue reading Ukraine

Buses

Is Labour on the Buses? Dave Gardner Good public transport is key to economic success and social well-being. Compared with northern Europe, the United Kingdom, with the exception of London, is poorly served. Throughout the UK, bus services are the key to the ability to travel to work, to study, to see family and to … Continue reading Buses

Leaks

Brief note: Leaks to the press a corrosive effect on politics When it comes to the timing of leaks to the press I immediately think, internal politics. Coming as it has in the immediate aftermath of the local government election results, the email leak that provoked the Durham police to re-open the Investigation into Starmer … Continue reading Leaks