US President Donald Trump is continuing his faltering campaign against the Iranian people. Having pulled back from a direct military attack on 21 June, he clearly feels the need for new tactics.
The danger of a No Deal Brexit has become urgent and real with both the two final candidates for the Tory leadership saying they would accept such an outcome.
US share markets rose sharply on news of the announcement that Presidents Xi and Trump would meet at the G20 summit – as the Financial Times simply summarised it ‘Trump plan to meet Xi on trade sends US equities sharply higher’.
The searing heat that has scorched northern and central India for more than 30 consecutive days, with appalling consequences, is a further indication that we are in a new climate reality.
The US Democratic Party primary campaign is now getting well underway and the most important issue in this contest, from the point of view of the interests of the US working class, is whether Bernie Sanders can secure the party’s nomination for President.
Jeremy Corbyn led the fight against No Deal in last week’s parliamentary vote, bringing with him the bulk of the opposition parties– and against the overwhelming majority of the Tory party. Unfortunately, it was lost by 11 votes. But the consequences for living standards in Britain are so grave that it is vital the fight continues.