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Why Brexit is a massive smokescreen (and why Britain should leave nonetheless)

Why Brexit is a massive smokescreen (and why Britain should leave nonetheless)

The actual challenge is not to cede national sovereignty to some mythical state of international economic integration, but to resist the corruption of the national policy-making process by shifts to technocracies and to ensure that the voting systems are not corrupted by lobbyists working in the interests of specific capital elites”.

03 June 2016

by Thomas Fazi

Police surround British Airways plane after 'bomb threat' warning

Police surround British Airways plane after 'bomb threat' warning

Officials have deemed the threat "less than credible"

03 June 2016

UK calls for air drops of humanitarian aid to besieged towns in Syria

UK calls for air drops of humanitarian aid to besieged towns in Syria

"While air drops are complex, costly and risky, they are now the last resort to relieve human suffering across many besieged areas"

02 June 2016

Stephen Hawking: Trump 'is a demagogue'

Stephen Hawking: Trump 'is a demagogue'

Theoretical physicist says he can't explain Donald Trump's political rise

31 May 2016

Opinion: 1

David Cameron ‘toast within days’ if Britain votes to leave European Union, says Tory MP

David Cameron ‘toast within days’ if Britain votes to leave European Union, says Tory MP

"He has lied profoundly, and I think that is actually really at the heart of why Conservative MPs have been so angered”

30 May 2016

EU Referendum: Boris Johnson compares EU's aims to Hitler's

EU Referendum: Boris Johnson compares EU's aims to Hitler's

Boris Johnson has likened the EU's intentions to Hitler's, saying both involved the plan to unify Europe under a single "authority"

15 May 2016

Cameron on 'Brexit': 'Isolationism has never served this country well'

Cameron on 'Brexit': 'Isolationism has never served this country well'

British PM has outlined his "big, bold, patriotic case" for the UK to stay in the European Union, saying that the country would be weaker and less-equipped to combat terrorism if it voted to leave

09 May 2016

Opinion: 1

Britain's ruling party defends linking Muslim London mayor to extremism

Britain's ruling party defends linking Muslim London mayor to extremism

Efforts by Britain's Conservatives to link the new London mayor to Muslim extremism during campaigning for the capital's election were just part of the "rough and tumble" of politics, a senior minister said

07 May 2016

Labour's Khan becomes first Muslim mayor of London after bitter campaign

Labour's Khan becomes first Muslim mayor of London after bitter campaign

Sadiq Khan, the son of a bus driver, became London's first Muslim mayor on Friday, seeing off a Conservative challenger who attempted to link him to extremism and securing a much-needed victory for his opposition Labour Party.

06 May 2016

UK bows to pressure, will accept Syrian children from Europe

UK bows to pressure, will accept Syrian children from Europe

Britain’s government bowed to pressure Wednesday and agreed to take in some unaccompanied children from Syria who have made their way to Europe

04 May 2016

Opinion: 1

Expats Living Abroad Denied Vote In European Referendum By High Court

Expats Living Abroad Denied Vote In European Referendum By High Court

British citizens who have been living in other European countries for more than 15 years are banned from voting in the June 23 referendum

28 April 2016

Obama Touches a British Gentle Nerve in London

Obama Touches a British Gentle Nerve in London

If UK citizens vote to leave the EU, Obama warned, they would be pushed “to the back of the queue” for trade deals with the United States

27 April 2016

by Danielle Ryan

Why BREXIT? A Message from Troika Occupied Greece

Why BREXIT? A Message from Troika Occupied Greece

The EU's regime of open borders in capital and goods has meant produce from around the world flooded Greek markets, destroying all indigenous production to the point of making it extinct.

23 April 2016

by Van Gelis

Obama Urges British Youth: Reject Cynicism, Xenophobia

Obama Urges British Youth: Reject Cynicism, Xenophobia

“I'll look at my scorecard at the end... but I'm proud”

23 April 2016

Visiting UK, Obama Urges Britain to Stay in EU; Meets with Cameron

Visiting UK, Obama Urges Britain to Stay in EU; Meets with Cameron

"I believe the UK strengthens both our collective security and prosperity through the EU"

22 April 2016

Britain's Cameron hails 'steadfast' queen on her 90th birthday

Britain's Cameron hails 'steadfast' queen on her 90th birthday

Britain's oldest and longest-serving monarch — is celebrating her 90th birthday Thursday

21 April 2016

Brexit would cost UK families £4,300 each a year

Brexit would cost UK families £4,300 each a year

The long-awaited Treasury document will say that a vote to leave the EU would shrink Britain's GDP by six per cent by 2030

18 April 2016

US warship dangerously close to Russian coast?

US warship dangerously close to Russian coast?

A little context always puts things into better perspective, so here we go. Grab an atlas.

18 April 2016

by Danielle Ryan

What is Happening in Brazil?

What is Happening in Brazil?

The question remains whether the Brazilian people will allow Dilma’s impeachment to take place despite the fact that this appears as a well-coordinated coup to remove her from power.

17 April 2016

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Five held by anti-terror police in Birmingham and at Gatwick

Five held by anti-terror police in Birmingham and at Gatwick

An operation "to address any associated threat to the UK following the attacks in Europe."

15 April 2016

BREXIT a Tale of Two Options… or a US Trojan Horse for TTIP? Part Two

BREXIT a Tale of Two Options… or a US Trojan Horse for TTIP? Part Two

Brexit offers hope in destroying the process, but there is no guarantee that a Leave vote will be implemented based on past performance of EU votes.

14 April 2016

by Van Gelis

52% of British Muslims in poll think homosexuality should be illegal

52% of British Muslims in poll think homosexuality should be illegal

The results have sparked debate about the integration of the Britain's largest religious minority

12 April 2016

British PM David Cameron on Panamanian trust: Nothing to hide

British PM David Cameron on Panamanian trust: Nothing to hide

David Cameron and his wife, Samantha, profited from shares they had in a Panamanian-based trust set up by his late father

08 April 2016

EU bosses DEMAND European Union flag stars be incorporated into Union Jack

EU bosses DEMAND European Union flag stars be incorporated into Union Jack

European Union chiefs are drawing up secret plans ordering member nations to incorporate the ‘ring of stars’ emblem of the Council of Europe into their flags

04 April 2016

Mass Grave Found in Syria's Palmyra

Mass Grave Found in Syria's Palmyra

Palmyra, coined as the "bride of the desert," used to attract tens of thousands of tourists every year.

03 April 2016

Cameron warns about ISIS nuclear threat

Cameron warns about ISIS nuclear threat

“So many summits are about dealing with things that have already gone wrong. This is a summit about something we are trying to prevent”

02 April 2016

A BREXIT FOR TWO

A BREXIT FOR TWO

If after the referendum Great Britain decides to leave the EU, the first victim will be London because Scotland and Wales want to stay

01 April 2016

by Giuseppe Zaccaria

BREXIT A Tale of Two Options …or just a US Trojan Horse for TTIP? Part One

BREXIT A Tale of Two Options …or just a US Trojan Horse for TTIP? Part One

After France, Ireland and Greece where referendum results were either ignored or overturned, it is now Britain’s turn to vote.

30 March 2016

by Van Gelis

WHAT’S BEHIND THE WEST’S WALL OF SILENCE ON EASTERN EUROPE’S GLORIFICATION OF NAZI COLLABORATION?

WHAT’S BEHIND THE WEST’S WALL OF SILENCE ON EASTERN EUROPE’S GLORIFICATION OF NAZI COLLABORATION?

After the February 16th and March 11th neo-Nazi marches in Lithuania’s main cities came Latvia’s annual March 16th Waffen-SS worship-fest in Riga. Not the mildest word of concern from any American, British, Canadian or French ambassador. What’s up?

29 March 2016

by Dovid Katz

National Union of Teachers votes for strike ballot over academies plans

National Union of Teachers votes for strike ballot over academies plans

Teachers have criticized Government plans to increase the number of academies, arguing that there is no evidence that the move will improve teaching standards

26 March 2016

Officials reportedly have concerns over security at Belgian nuclear plants

Officials reportedly have concerns over security at Belgian nuclear plants

Concerns of terrorists infiltrating nuclear power plants have sprung up after Brussels explosions

26 March 2016

Croydon man charged after tweet 'confronting Muslim woman over Brussels attacks'

Croydon man charged after tweet 'confronting Muslim woman over Brussels attacks'

UK citizen accused of publishing or distributing written material which is threatening, abusive or insulting, likely or intended to stir up racial hatred

25 March 2016

Trump claims British Muslims are 'absolutely not reporting' suspected terrorists

Trump claims British Muslims are 'absolutely not reporting' suspected terrorists

The Republican frontrunner continues to up his anti-immigration rhetoric after claiming there are also 'problems' with Muslims coming to the US

23 March 2016

Armed police arrest two men in hunt for Brussels terrorists

Armed police arrest two men in hunt for Brussels terrorists

These two could be the ones responsible for the attack.

22 March 2016

Obama points finger at Britain, France over Libya chaos

Obama points finger at Britain, France over Libya chaos

In the interview, Obama calls the situation in Libya a "mess", all thanks to the leaders of Great Britain and France

11 March 2016

Opinion: 1

Europeans, but just a bit

Europeans, but just a bit

The marathon negotiations held 10 days ago in Brussels saw the foreign ministers of Europe confront the migrant issue head on in a spirit of heightening temper. The negotiations, however, ended up almost entirely centered around David Cameron, the British conservative prime minister, who can well claim the title of winner.

11 March 2016

by Giuseppe Zaccaria

‘Happy And Glorious’: Queen Elizabeth Backs Britain Leaving The European Union

‘Happy And Glorious’: Queen Elizabeth Backs Britain Leaving The European Union

The Sun’s bold statement, the Queen’s bold gambit

09 March 2016

Opinion: 1

PEGIDA ORGANIZES PROTESTS AGAINST MIGRATION ALL OVER EUROPE

PEGIDA ORGANIZES PROTESTS AGAINST MIGRATION ALL OVER EUROPE

Demonstrations against EU policies on immigration in fourteen European countries.

23 February 2016

by Enric Ravello Barber

British parliament will debate banning Trump from the U.K.

British parliament will debate banning Trump from the U.K.

Donald Trump is used to provoking controversy. But when a western democracy considers banning you from its shores, is it time to rethink your approach to public speaking?

06 January 2016

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Joshua Tartakovsky

Analysis should serve as a method to better understand our world, not to obscure it.

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Danielle Ryan

Ireland

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Dovid Katz

Lithuania

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Specialization: Holocaust Revisionism and Geopolitics; East European Far Right & Human Rights; Yiddish Studies & Litvak Culture

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Jay Watts

Canada

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Specialization: History, Marxism-Leninism, Imperialism, Anti-imperialism.

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Specialization: International Relations, Sociology, Geostrategy

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Specialization: civil rights

Lionel Baland

Belgium

Materials: 22

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Maram Susli

Australia

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Max J. Schindler

Palestine-Israel

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Miray Aslan

Turkey

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Navid Nasr

Croatia

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Pedro Marin

Brazil

Materials: 17

Specialization: Latin America, Ukraine, North Korea

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Specialization: Sustainable development, International relations, Comparative European politics, European integration, Eastern European politics and EU-Russia relations

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Specialization: Politics

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Specialization: Counterterrorist Finance

Seyit Aldogan

Greece

Materials: 3

Specialization: ISIS, Middle East, Globalization, Migrant crisis

Materials: 1

Specialization: Head of "Srebrenica Historical Project"

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Stevan Gajic

Serbia

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Specialization: Full time researcher at the Institute for European Studies

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Specialization: Civil rights

Tobias Nase

Germany

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Specialization: Syria, US Foreign policy, Ukraine

Valerijus Simulik

Lithuania

Materials: 2

Specialization: Politics and economics in Baltic States, education and science, non - governmental organizations, globalization and EU

Van Gelis

Greece

Materials: 17

Specialization: Middle East

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Specialization: Kosovo, Serbia, Belgrad bombing

Materials: 5

Specialization: international relations, Russia

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