Politics

Jeremy Corbyn would be Prime Minister if this had been a general election – according to BBC projection
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Jeremy Corbyn would be Prime Minister if today's local council results were replicated at a general election, BBC analysts predicted. The country would have faced a hung Parliament but with Labour becoming the biggest party on 283, gaining 21 seats. ...[Read more]
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Bernie Sanders to announce plan to guarantee every American a job
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will announce a plan for the federal government to guarantee a job paying $15 an hour and health-care benefits to every American worker “who wants or needs one,” embracing the kind of large-scale government works project th ...[Read more]
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What Really Happened When Bernie Sanders Went to Mississippi
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If Beale Street could talk, it would tell a very different story about Bernie Sanders than the now-familiar critique that he is insufficiently sensitive to racial issues. As I walked with Sanders down Memphis’s famous thoroughfare, his popularity, inclu ...[Read more]
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Labour election launch: Corbyn accuses Tories of reckless failure over police cuts
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Jeremy Corbyn launched a scathing attack on local government funding cuts today as he sought to put the row over antisemitism in Labour behind him. Launching the party’s London local election... ...[Read more]
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Homeland Security wants to track journalists & analyze media “sentiment”
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The US Department of Homeland Security is looking to build a media monitoring database. When some reporters objected, a DHS spokesman dismissed their concerns as fodder for “black helicopter conspiracy theorists.” Service providers who want to bid for ...[Read more]
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Saudi crown prince got everything he wanted from his trip to the U.S.
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman (known as MBS) has had what can only be considered a spectacularly successful visit to the United States — especially after a President Donald Trump approved a $1.3 billion artillery deal on Thursday. As ...[Read more]
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How did we let neoliberalism win? Rafael Correa interviews Cristina Kirchner on RT
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Two signature figures of Latin America's Pink Tide, former Ecuador President Rafael Correa and Argentina's ex-leader, Christina Kirchner, speak about their time in government, and analyze why the right was able to make a comeback. ...[Read more]
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‘He was a quiet and normal kid’: The infantilization of young, white, male domestic terrorists
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Over the past three weeks, Austin, Texas, has been rocked by a series of mysterious package bombs that killed two people and injured five more. We know now that the police suspect that the bomber was Mark Anthony Conditt, a 23-year-old Austin Community Co ...[Read more]
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20,000 Republicans just voted for an actual Nazi
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The former head of the American Nazi Party ran for the Republican nomination of Congress in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District. No Republican stepped up to oppose him. On Tuesday, despite his vocal Holocaust denial, his anti-Semitic rhetoric, and his ...[Read more]
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Mexican AMLO: State Control of Mexico’s Energy Industry if Elected
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This is the first time Mexican presidential hopeful, Lopez Obrador said he would stop Mexico’s energy sector sell-off to international companies, a move made possible by President Peña Nieto in 2014. During his presidential campaign tour today, Mexico ...[Read more]
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It’s all Putin’s fault… but still he wins
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As a counterpoint to the 24/7 Russophobia oozing out of the US and the UK, Vladimir Putin is all but guaranteed to be re-elected for a fourth presidential term this Sunday. Beyond the foregone conclusion, what’s really hanging in the balance is the 7 ...[Read more]
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