The outgoing President is packing the Pentagon with loyalists who, when the time comes, could prevent the Secret Service from removing him.
T.J. Coles is a postdoctoral researcher at Plymouth University’s Cognition Institute and the author of several books, including Human Wrongs (iff Books) and Privatized Planet (New Internationalist).
Uncovering one of the biggest upward wealth transfers of our generation.
Government and corporations will again balance the costs of a long-term stimulus on the backs of the poor
Under the cover of a construction boom, the Tories are handing public money over to financial institutions.
As the EU flag loses a star, America’s banner gains one.
Austerity deaths and COVID policies have sent tens of thousands to an early grave.
Britain has been taken over by self-professed nationalists, many of whom are funded by wealthy Americans.
Food and medicine suppliers are already stretched. A no-deal Brexit could tip them over the edge.
Loose laws and media distortions enabled the government to downplay the number of fatalities.
Corporate vultures are pecking at the bones of the UK’s coronavirus-hit economy.
The human brain has several ways of adapting to life in confinement. Here are some of them.
To prevent total societal collapse and thus electoral disaster, the Tories have advocated socialistic policies. But why didn’t they do it sooner?
A decade of Tory cuts worsened the COVID-19 crisis. Labour must campaign for investment and public ownership.
The Chancellor’s rescue package essentially turns the government into a payday lender.
Neoliberal thinking has infected the Tory government’s COVID-19 response and has put the nation at risk.
Despite the government’s anti-immigrant posturing to win right-wing votes, their current economic model necessitates continued immigration to the UK.
Statistics show that contrary to media headlines, little over 30 percent of working class people voted for the Conservatives in the 2019 general election.
The British Academy says that the UK’s capitalist model is extreme. The Johnson government now has a mandate to put extremism into overdrive.
From dog-whistles to support for far-right parties, the Tories’ record on anti-Semitism is not being scrutinised, despite two suspended candidates still standing as Tory candidates in the election.
Contrary to widespread perceptions, the economy performs no worse under Labour than under the Tories—by some measures it does much better.
“Free trade” deals are often a cover for privatising public services and US negotiating texts already mention British drug and tech companies.
Boris Johnson invoked classical philosophy to justify his tax cuts, but he appears to have lifted it from Ronald Reagan.
Billionaire investors make money from instability—now they’re funding an unstable government.
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