The defection of nine Labour MPs, of whom eight were immediately joined by three Tory defectors in the Independent Group, marks a new phase in the ruling class offensive to attempt to prevent a Jeremy Corbyn-led Labour Party winning the next general election.
The Guardian published this letter, signed by over 200 Jewish members and supporters of the Labour Party, stating that Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour is a crucial ally in the fight against antisemitism.
There are mounting fears that under the guise of delivering ‘humanitarian aid’ the US is trying to stage-manage a confrontation to provide a pretext for a US military attack on Venezuela.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) is proposing that the United States become a global leader in the battle to stop climate change by undertaking a rapid and thoroughgoing economic transformation to drastically reduce US greenhouse gas emissions in the next 10 years.
The Cuban government has raised the alarm internationally that the US is rapidly escalating its threats against Venezuela, including by taking actions which indicate the US is preparing for a military attack on the country.
Spain’s minority PSOE (socialist) government has fallen and new elections are scheduled for 28 April.