Influenza became one more example of British injustice that spurred Indian people in their fight for independence. Mahatma Gandhi wrote, “In no other civilized country could a government have left things so much undone as did the Government of India"
Some of the Labour Party’s most senior officials acted to sabotage Jeremy Corbyn's leadership, obstruct everything it tried to do, direct abuse at staff and activists supportive of Corbyn, and expressed a preference for a Tory victory.
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With its elite decision-makers and opinion-formers—and over 1.5 million copies sold per week—The Economist has exerted tremendous influence on popular liberal discourse for more than a century. The book author finds its reputation undeserved.
Morning Star editorial; Martin Kettle in The Guarian
Early exit polls have suggested a Tory landslide, with Leave-voting areas switching away from Labour according to predictions. Two completely contrasting visions for our future were on the ballot paper. Labour’s offer went further than two years ago
The prime minister’s action might adhere to the letter of the law but in spirit it is an act of wanton constitutional vandalism. Prorogation is a device to silence parliament. Trump has tweeted his support. Is this what Trump sees for our country.
The reprinting of a classic book on the Northern Irish "Troubles" of 50 years ago is the occasion for a relook at warring nationalisms, armed violence and ethnic oppression that divided a population, leaving capital and British imperialism unscathed.