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A Royal Wedding for a Nation Sinking Ever-Deeper into Inequality

    A Royal Wedding for a Nation Sinking Ever-Deeper into Inequality

LONDON – The royal wedding between the U.K.’s Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle, due to take place today, has been in the headlines for some time, serving as a convenient distraction from other major events – from the mass shooting of unarmed protesters in Gaza to efforts by certain U.S. officials to sabotage…

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Report Traces “Neutral” Syria War Observer SOHR Funding to UK Foreign Office

    Report Traces “Neutral” Syria War Observer SOHR Funding to UK Foreign Office

LONDON – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a war monitor that has long been considered the “gold standard” by the corporate and alternative media for information on the Syrian conflict, has received significant funding from the United Kingdom’s Foreign Office, according to information obtained by British journalist Peter Hitchens. Hitchens, writing at the…

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New Report Reveals Involvement of 7,000 UK personnel in Saudi-Led Bombing of Yemen

    New Report Reveals Involvement of 7,000 UK personnel in Saudi-Led Bombing of Yemen

LONDON – While criticism leveled against the U.K. government for its involvement in Yemen has focused on the country’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, newly published government documents reveal that the U.K.’s complicity in the conflict runs much deeper. The documents were made public in a newly published paper titled “UK Personnel Supporting the Saudi…

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Theresa May’s Change of Heart on Syria Strikes: Nothing to Explain It Except a Family Chat

    Theresa May’s Change of Heart on Syria Strikes: Nothing to Explain It Except a Family Chat

LONDON — Once described as U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s “secret weapon,” her husband Philip May may have been behind May’s decision to use weapons against Syria last Saturday as part of a joint U.S., U.K. and French effort to target the Syrian government over its alleged use of chemical weapons. The evidence for that…

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UK Government Overlooks Russian Mob’s Use of Novichok for Assassination

  UK Government Overlooks Russian Mob’s Use of Novichok for Assassination

For weeks, British Prime Minister Theresa May and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson have insisted that there is “no alternative explanation” to Russian government responsibility for the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury last month. But in fact, the British government is well aware that such an alternative explanation does exist. It is…

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“People Are Dancing In The Streets”: Syria, Russia, Iran Shrug Off Trump’s Airstrikes

  “People Are Dancing In The Streets”: Syria, Russia, Iran Shrug Off Trump’s Airstrikes

Just like that, Trump’s second Syrian attack appears to have come and gone. Sure, over a 100 cruise missiles were fired on Saturday morning local time at three mostly empty military installations, including one research and two storage facilities in airstrikes that last no more than 70 minutes. Syrian air defenses may or may not…

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Jeremy Corbyn Calls for ‘Withdrawal of All Foreign Forces’ From Syria

  Jeremy Corbyn Calls for ‘Withdrawal of All Foreign Forces’ From Syria

With U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly mulling his “options” for a military attack on Syria while continuing to issue belligerent threats on Twitter, U.K. Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn condemned the Tory government on Friday for “waiting for instructions” from Trump and demanded an immediate resumption of peace talks. “The need to restart genuine negotiations for peace and an…

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Jeremy Corbyn Stands Strong for Gazans, Decries Silence of International Powers

  Jeremy Corbyn Stands Strong for Gazans, Decries Silence of International Powers

LONDON — Jeremy Corbyn, the left-wing leader of the British Labour Party, has shown that his long-time support of the rights of the Palestinian people remains unwavering, especially given the stream of reports of atrocities committed by apartheid Israel against the dispossessed people of Palestine residing on the Gaza Strip. At least 31 unarmed Palestinian…

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How Sloppy Work by the FBI – and the Press – Led to 30 Suicides

  How Sloppy Work by the FBI – and the Press – Led to 30 Suicides

Operation Ore caused a press sensation when it began in 2002, probing what was thought to be a huge secret network of child pornography users. It ended up mired in controversy about the unjust targeting of innocent men, some of whom lost access to their children while others – some reports say as many as…

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Cambridge Analytica Is What Happens When You Privatize Military Propaganda

  Cambridge Analytica Is What Happens When You Privatize Military Propaganda

The Gulf War Did Not Take Place. This audacious claim was made by the French philosopher Jean Baudrillard in March 1991, only two months after NATO forces had rained explosives on Iraq, shedding the blood of more than a hundred thousand people. To understand Cambridge Analytica and its parent firm, Strategic Communication Laboratories, we need…

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