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Extradition of Assange Would Set a Dangerous Precedent

Marjorie Cohn Truthout
Julian Assange “In 20 years of work with victims of war, violence and political persecution I have never seen a group of democratic States ganging up to deliberately isolate, demonise and abuse a single individual for such a long time...

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The Radical Atmosphere of the Red Clyde

Jean McNicol London Review of Books
Three new books tell the tale of Glasgow’s radical Clydeside, when militant shop stewards and the longshore community during and post World War 1 rose up against war and attacks by capital, fighting for labor dignity and a fair society for all.

Brexit Backlash Hits Labour Hard; What Next For Labour Movement?

Morning Star editorial; Martin Kettle in The Guarian Morning Star
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

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Convergence On the Right

Cathy Nugent Workers' Liberty
As the far right grows world-wide through the confluence of traditional conservatives, authoritarian elements, white nationalists and previously marginal fascists, its sway makes struggles against capital problematic. A new book charts alternatives.

Friday Nite Videos | July 26, 2019

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Trump Lies About Robert Mueller’s Testimony. Groove In G | Playing for Change. American Swamp | Four-Part Special Series. Student Debt in the U.S. Reaches an All-Time High. Opposition Leader Challenges Boris Johnson.

Opposition Leader Challenges Boris Johnson

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gives a flaming response to new UK Prime Minister ("Britain's Trump") Boris Johnson, saying "no one underestimates this country," but it is "deeply worried that the new prime minister over-estimates himself."

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Remembering the English Revolution

Daniel Johnson New Politics
A book not only for history buffs but for activists focuses on the Levellers in a history from the bottom-up that tells the story of a revolutionary mid-17th century British radical group that turned its world upside down.
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