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Britain's Labour Party Leader Undermined by Labour Members of Parliament
Thomas Barlow, the Senior Editor of Real Media, analyzes the electoral panorama for the upcoming June 8 general election in Britain

  April 28, 2017

London's March for Science Targets Brexit
Scientists and activists in London also organized a March for Science on Earth Day. One of the issues was how Brexit would impact Britain's commitment to counter climate change

  April 25, 2017

UK Elections Called Before Full Impact of Austerity Kicks In
May's decision to call a snap election is an opportunistic move, she also has an eye on the electoral arenas in France and Germany says Prof. Leo Panitch co-editor of the 2016 Socialist Register titled "The Politics of the Right"

  April 19, 2017

British Rendition Process "Worse than Guantanamo"
Britain has a rendition and detention process in place that is worse than the US system says Clive Stafford Smith of the human rights group Reprieve

  April 17, 2017

Standard of Living Declined in Britain Due to Government Austerity
A new study shows that the standard of living in the UK has dropped for the first time since 2014. This is the result of government austerity says economist John Weeks

  April 16, 2017

Victims of political policing demand accountability at Undercover Policing Inquiry, in London
Two years have passed since the establishment of the Pitchford Inquiry into Undercover Policing. Participants say that as of yet, no oral evidence has been taken and that the police are seeking to delay the process in perpetuity. TRNN Researcher Mohamed Elmaazi attended the first Hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice on April 04th 2017, and interviewed participants and their supporters.

  April 6, 2017

Britain's Brexit Bill Gives Government Unprecedented Powers
The "Great Repeal Bill" repeals EU laws and gives the executive massive powers to rule by decree in the Brexit transition says Nick Dearden of Global Justice Now

  April 1, 2017

UK Faces Loss of Labor, Environmental Protections as Brexit Unfolds
Because it is not politically feasible to push for a second referendum, British progressives should pressure the state to maintain regulations that will be lost as the country exits the European Union, says economist John Weeks

  March 29, 2017

U.K. Increases Use of Stripping Citizenship as Anti-Terrorism Policy
Helena Wray and Caterina Aiena say the U.K. is showing a willingness to deprive people of their human rights and place them into a zone of lawlessness and statelessness

  March 17, 2017

Tens of Thousands Demonstrate to Protect Britain's Heathcare System
Stuart Tuckwood said participants call on the government to fund the NHS properly and to end the move towards privatization

  March 5, 2017

NHS Hospitals Have Run Out of Beds
The British Red Cross has described the situation for British healthcare as a humanitarian crisis, says Dr. Margaret Ridley

  March 2, 2017

UK 'Deradicalization' Program Shrouded in Secrecy
Islamic Human Rights Commission co-founder Arzu Merali says her organization will no longer participate in consultations about anti-terror laws because the government treated them as a mere rubber-stamping exercise

  February 27, 2017

British Trident Missile Test Misfired Near Florida
David Webb of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament says the Houses of Parliament debated renewing its nuclear weapons system without any knowledge of the dangers

  February 1, 2017

UK Court Ruling on Brexit Emboldens Right-wing of the Tory Party
Parliament must be consulted before the government can trigger an exit from the European Union, and Jeremy Corbyn has come under a lot of pressure to oppose attempts to negotiate quickly, says economist John Weeks

  January 26, 2017

Theresa May Reassures British and Foreign Capital Over Brexit
Leaving the European Union won't have a major impact on capitalist globalization, but it reflects the political rise of a xenophobic right that could soon undermine the remaining environmental, labor, and social protections in Britain, says political scientist Leo Panitch

  January 19, 2017

Low-Wage Workers in London Protest Against Management Taking Their Tips
Grassroots union, United Voices of the World, which represents low-paid precarious workers in London, held a protest outside Knightsbridge Harrods on 7th January over waiters' and chefs' tips. Credit: Real Media

  January 18, 2017

Corbyn Wins Leadership, But Can He Unite the Labour Party?
The media's depiction of the party opposition to Corbyn as 'centrist' is a cover for how right-wing it actually is, says economist John Weeks

  September 26, 2016

Corbyn and the Roots of Labour's Discontent
Jeremy Corbyn's rise is not due to the appearance of Momentum or the arrival of newcomers - it comes from the frustration of Labour's base with the majority of the party MPs, says UK economist John Weeks

  September 21, 2016

The MOMENTUM Behind Jeremy Corbyn
To the surprise and dismay of many Labour MPs in the UK, Corbyn was elected with the backing by Momentum and is expected to win again next week in an another leadership election, says Professor Leo Panitch

  September 19, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn's Struggle for Labour Leadership
London-based economist John Weeks says the current struggle in the Labour party will continue whether the party remains hierarchical and neoliberal or becomes mass-based and social democratic

  August 3, 2016

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