Politics

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March 01, 2024

Panic caused by British parliamentary earthquake election result

Marc Wadsworth Never before have I been driven around on a campaign trail for a mainstream-media-described far left parliamentary candidate by a former establishment British ambassador. But...

'I'm an immigrant too' - Mayor's aide hits back

Dear Editor,I have just seen your website published today following our meeting back in May. I wish to clarify one point - as an immigrant myself I would wish to assure you that I would not want anyone to feel because of their background that they felt th ...

Personal letter from Barack about Hillary to The-Latest

Dear Friend on The-Latest,I very much welcome Hillary Clinton's support for our campaign. Senator Clinton made history over the past 16 months - not just because she has broken barriers, but because she has inspired millions of Americans with her stren ...

UK climbdown on detention of terror suspects, a 'con'

Chris GaynorBritain's leading civil rights watchdog has slammed as 'cons, not concessions' the trumpeted climbdown by prime minster Gordon Brown on proposed controversial changes to anti-terror laws. The UK government want to extend the 28 day ...

Barack Obama is master of new Facebook politics

Andrew Sullivan Last Tuesday night, as the results from Kentucky and Oregon gave both the Clinton and the Obama campaign something to feel good about, another statistic blipped up on the television. In April the Obama team had raised a further $31m (&n ...

It's nothing to laugh about, Comrade Ken

Dear Ken,As a former friend, I am writing to say farewell comrade. You put up a spirited fight to win a third term as Mayor of London, but I could tell you were tired and your heart wasn't really in it this time. Ironically, you faced a political oppon ...

Ambassador says Western media has 'demonised' China

Fu Ying, China's ambassador to LondonIn the morning of April 6, looking at the snowflakes falling outside the window, I could not but wonder what the torch relay would be like. About eight hours later, when the torch finally struggled through the route ...

White working class 'don't have a voice'

Most white working class Britons feel nobody speaks for people like them, according to a BBC survey whose results are being shown in a programme tonight. For instance, few of them are MPs and other national leaders.Some 58 per cent said they felt unrepres ...

Real nature of Italy's 'peace mission' in Afghanistan exposed

Cecilia Anesi Political commentators could be forgiven for thinking that Italy had followed Spain in striking a blow for European independence from American's superpower imperialism when they withdrew their troops from Iraq at the end of 2006. Yet in R ...

Taxpayers face spiralling bill for 2012 Olympics

British taxpayers look set to face a shortfall of more than  £1bn when they get money back from the sale of land used for the 2012 London Olympics.And City Hall's finance chief has dismissed as  'wishful thinking' claims by embat ...

OBAMA WINS CRUCIAL PRESS SUPPORT

American presidential hopeful Barack Obama has won the powerful endorsements of The Los Angeles Times and New York Daily Post with just days to go before 'Super Tuesday' when more than half of all registered Democrat cast their vote in primaries a ...

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