Is media just another word for control? – John Pilger

Every Friday/Saturday we featured an article written by highly acclaimed film-maker and journalist John Pilger who encapsulates exactly how our...

27th February 2016 / Editors Picks, United Kingdom

Boris Johnson’s influence over EU referendum highly overstated

Three Reasons Why Boris Doesn’t Matter Last Sunday evening, Boris Johnson, with the zeal of a convert or the scheming...

26th February 2016 / United Kingdom

Why civil society must be free to speak truth to power

The new 'anti-advocacy' clause, to be included in grant agreements from May, will state that charities like ours will not...

26th February 2016 / United Kingdom

Five reasons why the TTIP talks are looking a bit wobbly

The twelfth round of negotiations for TTIP, the biggest trade deal of them all, started this week in Brussels. The...

26th February 2016 / EU

Burying Bad News : Courts, loans, funding cuts, manifesto lies and more

Politicians and civil servants work in harmony to deceive the British public and have done for decades. One commonly used...

25th February 2016 / United Kingdom

UK bank risk returns: Most risky in the developed world – Taxpayers on hook again

Our Friends in the City Our banking system in the UK is still dangerously dysfunctional. Post-crisis reforms failed to fully...

25th February 2016 / Editors Picks, United Kingdom

Osborne’s privatisation drive continues – railway stations next

Rail privatisation was promoted by the Thatcher government in the early 1990s in the UK with the usual promises of...

25th February 2016 / Editors Picks, United Kingdom

Will underwater drones bring a sea change to naval – and nuclear – warfare?

Although aerial drones have taken off a lot faster than their maritime and ground-based equivalent, there are some signs that the use of...

25th February 2016 / Global

Women’s Rights in the Republic of Ireland: The Politics of Abortion and the Irish National Election

Abortion is one of the defining issues of the 2016 national Irish election, yet a vast majority of candidates have...

25th February 2016 / EU

Iraq : US, UK Fabricated WMD Threat – Created the Reality

"Things come apart so easily when they have been held together with lies." (Dorothy Allison, b. 1949.) On 7th September...

24th February 2016 / Global