The Labour Party has started 2018 on an excellent footing. It is consistently ahead of the Tories in opinion polls – a lead it has now maintained for most of the past six months following the June 2017 general election. If another election took place at present Jeremy Corbyn is well positioned to become Prime Minister.
By Sabby Dhalu.
For anyone on the receiving end of the enormous rise in hate crime over the last 18 months, the question of whether Donald Trump visits Britain is not an abstract debate. At a time when the most high-profile politician in the world is flagrantly promoting racist lies to whip up anti-Muslim hatred, the prospect of his visit poses the clear danger of a further spike in violent persecution and harassment.
Theresa May’s visit to Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Iraq, at the end of November, highlighted the continuing decline of influence in Britain’s foreign policy… The nostalgia and myth making that characterises the pro-Brexit case spreads its ephemera all over the Tory government’s international endeavours.
The clock is ticking towards catastrophic climate change – the world has started moving forward, but the West needs to do more and faster.
By Ruby Cooper
The world has started moving forward in the fight to stop climate change. However the pace of progress is still not fast enough to avoid dangerous levels of global warming.