Comments on the Forde Report

Jeremy Corbyn’s comments https://www.doubledown.news/watch/2022/august/12/exclusive-jeremy-corbyn-on-the-forde-report-the-media-doesnt-want-you-to-know-about Extracts The media silence on the Forde Report is absolutely deafening. The Forde Report  calls into question the behaviour of senior officials of the party in particular during the 2017 general election, when, completely unbeknown to me, the general secretary diverted a substantial tranche of our much needed funds towards what he … Continue reading Comments on the Forde Report

Extra: One Sane Voice in Europe from Die Linke

From the Morning Star, 29/8/22 https://morningstaronline.co.uk/system/files/pdf-editions/M_Star_290822.pdf GERMANY’S current coalition is “the worst post-war government we’ve had” and is fanning the flames of the Ukraine war rather than seeking to end it, a Die Linke MP told the Morning Star at the Unsere Zeit Press Festival in Berlin at the weekend.  Sevim Dagdelen, a Bundestag member … Continue reading Extra: One Sane Voice in Europe from Die Linke

Extra—A view from India on Ukraine

AUGUST 27, 2022 BY M. K. BHADRAKUMAR Ground beneath Zelensky’s feet is shifting https://www.indianpunchline.com/ground-beneath-zelenskys-feet-is-shifting/ Reading and rereading the US President Joe Biden’s statement last Monday on Ukraine Independence Day, one is reminded of English poet John Keats’ immortal line, ‘Heard melodies are sweet but those unheard are sweeter.’ Three things are striking.  Biden repeatedly invoked the abiding nature of … Continue reading Extra—A view from India on Ukraine

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