United Kingdom

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Supporters of the 'Stop the war' coalition and 'Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament' march through central London on October 4, 2014. (Photo: Justin Tallis / AFP)
Just days before a London anti-war march is expected to draw thousands, Scottish comedian Frankie Boyle united with artists, writers, and trade unionists on Thursday in an open letter denouncing the "dangerous" British rush to bomb Syria. "Far from tackling terrorism, the last fourteen years of war have seen massively increased Jihadi terrorist...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
As British Prime Minister David Cameron declared from Paris on Monday his...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
UK says they will phase out all coal power plants—but fail to remember that renewable energy is the path of the future. (Photo: Coal Atlas 2015)
The world's wealthiest nations appear to be slowly acknowledging the...


A supermarket giant in the U.K. has removed metal spikes outside stores to deter rough sleepers and other "anti-social" elements after people protested that the latest in "defensive urban architecture" treats the homeless as pigeons, rats or other unwashed, unwanted, shoo-go-away vermin. Left Unity argues there are 700,000 empty homes in the country, and no good reasons for anyone to be homeless.