All Articles on Tony Blair

Keira Knightley as Katharine Gun Views
A New Film Blows the Whistle on War
If the press is the "fourth estate," the cinema is arguably the fifth. Official Secrets indicts Blair, Bush, and other mass murderers in the court of public opinion—at a theater near you
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Longtime progressive activist and political organizer Tom Gallagher is challenging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for her congressional seat in 2020. (Photo: Gallagher for Congress) Views
Meet Tom Gallagher, the Democratic Socialist Challenging Nancy Pelosi in 2020
Gallagher's record provides a bold contrast to the rightward drift of the Democratic Party: he was resisting neoliberalism before we called it neoliberalism
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In the wake of September 11th, Biden stood as a leading Democratic voice on foreign policy, chairing the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Views
Joe Biden Didn’t Just Vote for the Iraq Invasion—He Helped Lead the March to War
Biden may run from it today, but he played a critical role in ensuring America’s involvement in the most disastrous foreign policy venture of the 21st century. Here’s how.
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Ideologically he was resolutely against the thrust of four decades of a turbo-charged neoliberal capitalism. (Photo: Anthony Devlin/Getty Images) Views
The Plot to Keep Jeremy Corbyn Out of Power
As the establishment’s need to keep him away from power has grown more urgent and desperate so has the nature of the attacks
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There is no magic bullet that can reverse the damage done by decades of neoliberalism. (Photo: Getty Images) Views
After Neoliberalism
For the past 40 years, the United States and other advanced economies have been pursuing a free-market agenda of low taxes, deregulation, and cuts to social programs. There can no longer be any doubt that this approach has failed spectacularly; the only question is what will—and should—come next
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Iraq All Over Again? And Where Is Katharine Gun
A rush to war based on faulty intelligence and a manufactured crisis sounds very familiar.
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Fire the Nutcases Leading Us to War
Trump is playing with fire by making threats against Iran, Syria, Venezuela, Libya, Cuba, North Korea and China. He appears well on the way to a major war by either plan or accident.
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A van with a billboard in support of American whistleblower Chelsea Manning and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is parked outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London Views
Assange’s ‘Conspiracy’ to Expose War Crimes Has Already Been Punished
If the law should have protected Manning, who was at the very heart of the "conspiracy" to expose gruesome crimes, then it obviously should protect Assange
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Killing for Credibility: A Look Back at the 1999 NATO Air War on Serbia
Twenty years later, Operation Allied force has been all but forgotten in the United States. It should not be.
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The System’s Falling Apart: Were the Dogmatic Marxists Right After All?
With our political system in lockdown and our natural world under global threat, we need to look—as some have argued for decades—"beyond capitalism"
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