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The tragedy of Afghanistan must never be repeated - CounterBlast

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The defeat in Afghanistan has shattered Britain's imperial fantasies and exposed the lies about humanitarian intervention, argues Terina Hine

Afghanistan: the collapse of the war on terror – weekly briefing

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Lindsey German on US imperial decline and the case of Ken Loach

Time to teach the Tories a lesson: why I'll be marching in Manchester

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David McAllister explains why teachers will be joining the People's Assembly demonstration outside the Tory Party conference on 3 October

Not so hidden agenda: Ken Loach and Labour's war on the left

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With the expulsion of Ken Loach, Keir Starmer is escalating his McCarthyite witch-hunt against the left in Labour, argues Alex Snowdon

The Suicide Squad review: Gunn takes aim at US imperialism

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 13/08/2021 - 6:16am in

Superhero films often critique capitalist society, but the front and centre exposition of US imperialism puts James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad in a new league, writes Lucy Nichols

Blairism: first time tragedy, second time farce – weekly briefing

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Lindsey German on Starmer’s Labour, imperialism and climate catastrophe   

The post-pandemic writing on the wall

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The signs point towards a sustained crisis after the pandemic, not an equitable recovery, argues John Clarke

You can’t offset death: COP26, the mortality cost of carbon and the case for radical change

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Amid the hot air at COP26 in November, radical arguments need to make themselves heard, argues John Westmoreland

Zero support for workers as Labour backs employers on zero-hour contracts - Counterblast

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Labour's ambivalence towards workers' rights alongside its embrace of the neoliberal status quo is set to backfire, argues Lucy Nichols

The Essential Reason I Support UBI

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AUTHOR’S NOTE: This article is a draft of the first chapter of the book I’m working on: Universal Basic Income: Essential Knowledge. It can also be thought of as a reply to Bitch Bastardly’s guest article from last week. Comments welcome: Karl@widerquist.com.             Every minute of every day, you use something you don’t own to […]

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