IF THERE is a buzzword for the political and news agenda this week, that word is education — the lack of it, the attempted denial of it and the downright oddness of it.
To illustrate the last point, we go to Samworth Church Academy in Mansfield, where pupils have been banned from...
Friday 2nd Dec 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
by Steve Sweeney
THE British government is subsidising the arms trade by up to £142 million a year, a report revealed yesterday, as it was accused of complicity with the “ongoing destruction of Yemen.”
The report, by Sipri — a research body...
Friday 18th Nov 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Activists demand Tories to end arms sales
Tuesday 18th Oct 2016
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
LGBT activists staged a vigil outside London City Hall yesterday in protest over BAE Systems’ involvement in the capital’s annual Pride parade.
The vigil organisers, a coalition of LGBT, pacifist and anti-militarist groups, say the company’s participation is part of...
Wednesday 25th May 2016
Probe exposes sick truth of banks and arms firms dropping gifts onto grateful mandarins amid ongoing investigations
Tuesday 9th Feb 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
SOLOMON HUGHES examines Britain’s longstanding use of ‘middlemen’ to win arms deals with Middle Eastern dictators
Friday 26th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
Monday 22nd Sep 2014
Campaign Against Arms Trade members travel to Farnborough in Hampshire to disrupt the BAE Systems AGM in protest against its dire record of flogging weapons to tyrants
Thursday 8th May 2014
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
The scales have been lifted from mine eyes!
Saturday 22nd Feb 2014
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Features
Work on 'successor' boats to begin in 2015
Tuesday 17th Dec 2013