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The Palestinian Resource Swindle

The Palestinian Resource Swindle

By Barry Dalgleish In the Eastern Mediterranean, the discovery of substantial reserves of natural gas in an area known as the Levantine Basin (map below), could propel Israel to the top of the league of major Middle Eastern energy producers. On March 30, 2013 Israel began production in the Tamar field. The Tamar and Dalit […]

Palestinian uprising is a turning point

By Penny Cole The widespread Palestinian revolt in response to threatened evictions in East Jerusalem, the attack on Al-Aqsa worshippers, the destruction of homes, farms and olive groves and the barbarous attack on Gaza is an uprising for democracy and against colonisation. This is a bottom-up movement – it was initiated neither by Hamas nor […]

Unhitch the movement from the SNP bandwa...

Unhitch the movement from the SNP bandwagon

Scottish people will vote tomorrow in elections to the Holyrood parliament, after an election campaign that has been a “performance of democracy”, bearing no relationship to the hopeful spirit of the politics of the 2014 referendum. The options facing the electorate are woeful, with the issue of independence, for example, muddied by confusion, deception and […]

Ending state-sponsored sleaze

Ending state-sponsored sleaze

When the main business of government is business itself, don’t be surprised when sleaze, political favours, dodgy contracts and the rest surface on a regular basis. The UK capitalist state, with its immense power and resources, is inherently open to misuse. Rules and regulations introduced down the years – often following a scandal – to […]

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Time to make ‘we the people’ a reality for the many

By Paul Feldman Written in the name of  “We the People of the United States”, the preamble to the original constitution says it is made in “Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquillity, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves […]

Heal our broken relationship with nature

Heal our broken relationship with nature

New Year’s message to our supporters The crisis that saw global humanity brought low by a virus, resulting in a lost year for billions of people, could have been prevented and the worst consequences avoided. All the available evidence indicates the jump from one species to another leading to Covid-19 was made more likely by […]