By John Ross The beginning of 2021 has strikingly illustrated that Europe is one of the most important regions in which contradictory trends on relations with China are contending with each other. [Read more]
The British trade union movement is currently experiencing some turmoil and changes as the offensive against the working class intensifies and the leadership of a number of unions is due for election.
The government neither has the infection rate under control, nor a strategy to eliminate it, and therefore zero prospect of a successful economic recovery on any basis at all.
Relatives of the Ballymurphy Massacre have been stunned hearing the Inquest testimony of soldiers responsible for the deaths of their loved ones, as they related their part in the murders of eleven unarmed civilians at the hands of members of the Parachute regiment in 1971.
The local government elections results, analysed from the point of view of their political significance for a general election, confirm that the Jeremy Corbyn led Labour Party has further advanced relative to the Tories since 2017.
In May reports in the British press indicated that the government is planning to increase its troop deployment in Afghanistan from 600 to over 1000. These reports suggested that Prime Minister May will make an announcement at the NATO summit in July.