Bullying is unacceptable - but beware MPs who claim every attempt to hold them accountable is intimidation
Monday 10th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
IT would have been too much to hope that the G20 summit in Hamburg would have produced anything of substance on the topics supposedly at the core of the two-day discussion. It is not as if they were unimportant — trade and jobs, the climate crisis, the refugee crisis and...
Sunday 9th Jul 2017
WHAT does Boris Johnson believe in other than his own destiny to be Britain’s prime minister one day by hook or by crook?
His Bullingdon Club cronies David Cameron and George Osborne thought that he was on board with them on the EU referendum only for him to jump ship when he saw...
Friday 7th Jul 2017
ONE of the most bizarre episodes during the general election concerned Theresa May’s promise of the “greatest expansion in workers’ rights by any Conservative government in history.”
Admittedly that’s setting a pretty low bar, but May pledged legislation...
Thursday 6th Jul 2017
YET another North Korean missile launch is feted as a huge victory in Pyongyang and met with a predictable chorus of condemnation from nuclear-armed states and their allies.
Donald Trump asks rhetorically whether North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hasn’t anything better to do with...
Wednesday 5th Jul 2017
THERESA MAY promised a cap on rip-off energy bills during the election, saying that an “absolute price cap” on standard variable tariffs would save families up to £100 a year.
Rejecting neoliberal dogma that energy prices be left to market forces, she competed with...
Tuesday 4th Jul 2017
Question: what links the NHS cuts, the Grenfell Tower disaster and yesterday’s massive People’s Assembly demonstration against Theresa May’s Tory government?
Answer: the politics of class.
Britain is a society deeply divided on lines of economic class and has...
Monday 3rd Jul 2017
LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn will address the multitudes today in London at the NotOneDayMore #ToriesOut national demonstration organised by the People’s Assembly Against Austerity.
After a much better than expected general election result, when Labour took a number of seats from...
Saturday 1st Jul 2017
ONLY government parliamentary weakness has prevented Rupert Murdoch’s bid to take full control of Sky getting the go-ahead from Culture Secretary Karen Bradley.
Punting the deal into the long grass of further indepth investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to...
Friday 30th Jun 2017
MINISTERS briefing that the 1 per cent cap on public-sector pay could be lifted in the autumn Budget reflect panic at the heart of government.
The Tories were faced yesterday with a Labour amendment to the Queen’s Speech calling for an end to the hated policy, which combined with...
Thursday 29th Jun 2017