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    • An arrangement of UK daily newspapers photographed as an illustration in London on December 13, 2019 shows front page headlines reporting on the projected election result based on exit polls in the UK general election.
      Last update: 19:01 13.12.2019
      19:01 13.12.2019

      Gosh, What a Night!

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      Boris is correct, absolutely correct: it was a “stonking victory.” The best result since the Thatcher years and in the spirit of the Lady herself, after our troops retook South Georgia in the Falklands war, we should “Rejoice.”

    • Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, left, and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, during a head to head live Election Debate at the BBC TV studios
      Last update: 13:22 13.12.2019
      13:22 13.12.2019

      UK Divided More Than Ever

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      The issue of Brexit has decisively won the day in England and Wales. But for Scotland and Northern Ireland – the other two nations that make up the United Kingdom – voters have become even more entrenched in their opposite position to remain in the European Union.

    • The SNP campaign bus travels along the Pass of Glencoe in the Scottish Highlands
      Last update: 09:08 13.12.2019
      09:08 13.12.2019

      Johnson Won But So Did the SNP – Britain Is Finished, Scotland Will Be Free

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      What a bittersweet experience here in Scotland! It is well past 3 am on Friday morning and the SNP results in Scotland are devastatingly good.

    • Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson eats a portion of pie on the campaign bus after a visit to the Red Olive catering company in Derby, Britain December 11, 2019 on the final day of campaigning before a general election
      Last update: 14:42 11.12.2019
      14:42 11.12.2019

      Boris Wants a Mandate to Turn Britain ‘Around’… After a Decade of Conservative Rule

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      It’s been claimed that over 10m people have watched the video of Boris Johnson refusing to look at a photo of a little boy lying on a NHS hospital floor but one thing of great significance in the interview seems to have been missed: namely when the PM said wanted to get on and ‘turn this country around’.

      Snap General Election in UK
    • An NHS sign is pictured at St Thomas' Hospital in front of the Big Ben clock face and the Elizabeth Tower on January 13, 2017 in London.
      Last update: 05:59 11.12.2019
      05:59 11.12.2019

      Weaponization of NHS Is a Disgrace

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      A photo of a four-year-old boy on a Hospital floor is obviously distressing but how the heck is it Boris Johnson’s fault?

    • Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to the workers as he visits a JCB factory during his general election campaign in Uttoxeter, Britain, December 10, 2019. Picture taken with a zoom burst. REUTERS/Toby Melville
      Last update: 20:52 10.12.2019
      20:52 10.12.2019

      One Photo May Doom Tories

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      The heart-rending photograph of a little boy forced to sleep rough on a cold hospital floor because of bed shortages in Britain may cost Boris Johnson and his Tory party dearly.

    • Last update: 07:43 10.12.2019
      07:43 10.12.2019

      Thursday’s Election Is Crucial – Only the Heartless or Brainless Can Vote Tory

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      This Thursday’s General Election should be a foregone conclusion. The Tories and their dishonourable, disreputable and despicable leader, Boris Johnson, should be electorally annihilated.

    • Sadiq Khan, Boris Johnson, and Jeremy Corbyn at London Bridge Vigil
      Last update: 04:43 08.12.2019
      04:43 08.12.2019

      Tory Cuts in Criminal Justice Services Have Brutal Consequences

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      The wise words of the inimitable Oscar Wilde ring in my ears and urge caution as I write this column but the sense of anger and rage which courses through my veins and brain cells right now compel me to carry on regardless.

    • Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers a speech to workers during a Conservative Party general election campaign visit to John Smedley Mill in Matlock, central England, on December 5, 2019.
      Last update: 20:04 06.12.2019
      20:04 06.12.2019

      Bungling Boris Runs Scared

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      British Prime Minister Boris Johnson just can’t help it. He’s a gaffe machine. Put him anywhere in public view and he’s a one-man factory for churning out embarrassing own-goals.

    • A photograph taken in London on November 14, 2019 shows polling cards for the 2019 UK general election arranged as an illustration.
      Last update: 18:38 06.12.2019
      18:38 06.12.2019

      Car Crash Election

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      Do you really believe that this time next week Corbyn will be in Number 10 putting up his curtains and raising the red flag over Downing Street?

    • U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney look on during a bilateral meeting with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Watford, Britain, December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
      Last update: 21:47 04.12.2019
      21:47 04.12.2019

      NATO Dinosaur Plods On

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      The splits and rancor at the NATO summit this week could not be concealed, even by strained calls for “unity”. The US-led military alliance is a dinosaur well past its extinction date.

    • A polling station sign is pictured in Biggin Hill, Britain May 23, 2019
      Last update: 17:59 04.12.2019
      17:59 04.12.2019

      Can Britain’s Last December Election Provide Any Late Hope For Labour?

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      There are uncanny parallels between the last time a general election in Britain was held in December, in 1923, and today. That poll was ‘won’ by the Tories, in the sense that they got the most seats, but it resulted in a minority Labour government being formed. Could lightning strike twice, all of ninety-six years later?  

    • Banners in support of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange are displayed outside Westminster magistrates court where he was appearing in London, Thursday, April 11, 2019.
      Last update: 22:31 03.12.2019
      22:31 03.12.2019

      Assange Exposed US War Crimes and Lies – Telling Truth is his Only ‘Crime’

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      I invite you to compare and contrast the cases of Julian Assange and Anne Sacoolas. I can guarantee you will have heard of Assange and been invited to form an opinion of him which is wholly warped by a tirade of misinformation and coordinated smears designed to dehumanise the individual and make you believe he is a ‘weirdo’ and an accused ‘rapist’.

    • Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn attend a vigil for victims of a fatal attack on London Bridge in London, Britain December 2, 2019
      Last update: 18:10 02.12.2019
      18:10 02.12.2019

      Corbyn and Boris Make Me Sick

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      The members of the public who confronted and pinned down mad terrorist Usman Khan showed more bravery, guts, courage and intelligence than any politician of any party over the last ten years.

      2019 London Bridge Terror Attack
    • John MacLean
      Last update: 06:38 01.12.2019
      06:38 01.12.2019

      Remember Scottish Socialist Icon John MacLean

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      On the 2nd of December, 1973, a large crowd gathered on a cold winter’s day to witness the unveiling of a stone cairn erected in the centre of Pollokshaws in Glasgow to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of John MacLean’s death.

    • Retro TV
      Last update: 20:13 29.11.2019
      20:13 29.11.2019

      Scrap TV Bias Rules

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      Channel 4 News is puerile, lefty biased nonsense and should not be funded out of the public purse BUT it should not be banned or taken off air.

    • Budapest, Hungary
      Last update: 13:48 29.11.2019
      13:48 29.11.2019

      Anyone for Goulash? Why We Need to Talk About Hungarian Communism

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      The 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall has been marked by some very simplistic analysis and lots of sweeping generalisations about the ‘evils’ of communism. A new book, on everyday life in Hungary in the 1970s and 80s, provides some counter-balance to the dominant narrative.

    • People of different faiths wear the Jewish kippah during a demonstration against antisemitism in Germany in Erfurt, Germany, Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
      Last update: 19:55 27.11.2019
      19:55 27.11.2019

      The Antisemitic Card

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      It is a ludicrous situation when anyone criticizing Israeli state violations against Palestinians or neighbouring countries is then instantly discredited as being “antisemitic”.

    • Leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn speaks at the Theatre Royal in London, Britain, November 24, 2019.
      Last update: 06:37 27.11.2019
      06:37 27.11.2019

      For the Many BUT Not the Jew?

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      Religion and politics should never mix. I never listen to what religious leaders have to say about politics and am sick to the back teeth of dog collared Archbishops preaching on the TV or radio. They should stick to their pulpits and concern themselves with their ever decreasing and dwindling number of parishioners.

    • A pedestrian shelters from the rain beneath a Union flag themed umbrella as they walk near the Big Ben clock face and the Elizabeth Tower at the Houses of Parliament in central London on June 25, 2016.
      Last update: 01:29 27.11.2019
      01:29 27.11.2019

      The Rich & Powerful Piss on Us – The Media Tell Us It’s Raining

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      Ignore the predictions of the unreliable and rigged opinion polls conducted primarily by organisations owned and controlled by right-wing Tory millionaires more intent on shaping opinions than reflecting them; this current General Election is very much in the balance.