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The European Union: Free at Last

The goal of 'ever closer union', anathema to English exceptionalists, is back on the agenda.

Gwynne Dyer ·

Campaigners Outraged After Top UK Court Overturns Ban on 'Climate-Wrecking' Third Runway at Heathrow

"It's time to take our demand straight to the government—it can still change its plans for Heathrow expansion," says Friends of the Earth.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

As Trump Ignores Election Results and Plans 'Flood' of Sanctions, Biden Signals Possible Shift in US Relations With Iran

Advocates of diplomacy are urging the president-elect to "take the opportunity to think bigger, even, than the Obama administration was able to."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

Coronavirus and the Banality of Evil

The UK government's failure to respond swiftly and effectively to the pandemic can and should be considered evil.

Catherine Rottenberg ·

Warnings of 'Pro-Corporate Agenda' on Eve of Post-Brexit US and UK Trade Talks

"Our approach to trade policy needs to be fundamentally overhauled to benefit working families, not just the executives and large shareholders of multinational corporations."

Eoin Higgins, staff writer ·

'Condition of the Prime Minister Has Worsened': Battling Covd-19, UK's Boris Johnson Moved to Intensive Care

The move was taken by the head of state's medical team as a precaution in the event that a ventilator is needed.

Jon Queally, staff writer ·

Assange’s Extradition Case: Critical Moment for the Anti-War Movement

The US government’s extradition and prosecution of Julian Assange is a critical moment for press freedom, but also for the anti-war movement

Nozomi Hayase ·

Boris Johnson Trade Talks With US Raising Fears in UK of 'Shock Doctrine Brexit'

"This should particularly worry us because these trade talks are being conducted with excessive levels of secrecy."

Eoin Higgins, staff writer ·

Ukraine Airliner Tragedy Evokes Memories of US Iran Air Shootdown, Cubana Flight 455 Attack

On July 3, 1988 the US guided missile destroyer USS Vincennes shot down Iran Air Flight 655, an Airbus A300 flying in Iranian airspace and carrying 290 civilians from Tehran to Dubai via Bandar Abbas, killing all aboard.

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·