Summer Recess and Burying (more) Bad News

It's a rather cynical tradition, developed by the Labour government in 2001 just after the September 11th attack on the...

25th July 2018 / United Kingdom

The 2018 Global Democracy Report – The American Plunge – UK to follow

By TruePublica: 'Varieties of Democracy' or V-Dem produces the largest global dataset on democracy with some 19 million data for 201...

25th July 2018 / United Kingdom

Killed By The State

By Mo Stewart: Independent Disability Studies Researcher: October 2018 is the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the Work Capability Assessment...

25th July 2018 / United Kingdom

The real Brexit ‘dividend’ – “a decade of economic underperformance and political crisis”

By London School of Economics and Political Science: Contrary to some predictions, Britain’s economy has not crashed in the two...

24th July 2018 / United Kingdom

Democracy Denied: ‘Trade Bill gives Liam Fox truly intoxicating amounts of power’

By Alex Scrivener - GlobalJusticeNow: He thinks he’s done it. The relief on Liam Fox’s face after his government survived...

24th July 2018 / United Kingdom

Transparency and think tanks – the 2018 rankings report

By Naomi Fowler - TaxJusticeNetwork: The organisation Transparify provides the first-ever global rating on the financial transparency of major think tanks. Today...

24th July 2018 / Global

‘Defeat for democracy’ as MPs vote to give away control of trade deals

An amendment by Caroline Lucas MP (NC3) to give parliament control of post-Brexit trade deals was defeated by 30 votes...

23rd July 2018 / United Kingdom

What does the new ‘cover-up’ code for MP’s really mean

By TruePublica: Defeated by 79 votes to 22. That was the result of an amendment that sought to ensure the...

23rd July 2018 / United Kingdom

USA: It’s All Fake: Reality TV That Masquerades as American Politics

“Big Brother does not watch us, by his choice. We watch him, by ours…. When a population becomes distracted by...

23rd July 2018 / United States

UK Police To Arrest Julian Assange

TruePublica Editor: In late May TruePublica predicted that Julian Assange was close to being arrested by the British authorities. The...

22nd July 2018 / United Kingdom