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Peace

Peace is not just the absence of war; it is real security, writes Jeremy Corbyn.

Protester holds a picture of Jimmy Savile and Margaret Thatcher

Netflix documentary Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story attempts to explain how TV celebrity Jimmy Savile's ties to the British ruling class enabled him to get away with sexual abuse for decades, writes Alex Salmon.

Barbed wire

This month, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government joined an ignominious collective in announcing a refugee deal with Rwanda, seedily entitled the UK-Rwanda Migration Partnership, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Free Julian Assange

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's fate now rests in the hands of British Home Secretary Priti Patel, writes Binoy Kampmark.

The pandemic has provided cover for a direct assault on exhausted and demoralised health professionals in Britain, writes Bob Gill.

The UNISON National Executive Council, representing more than one million public service workers in Britain, is calling for an immediate ceasefire and for all Russian armed forces to immediately withdraw from Ukraine.

A still from Wikileaks 'collateral murder' footage

Julian Assange's fate will likely rest with British Home Secretary Priti Patel, following the Supreme Court's refusal to grant an appeal over his extradition to the United States, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Free Julian Assange mural in Melbourne

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's legal team has been granted leave to appeal to Britain's Supreme Court against his extradition to the United States, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Kanak labourers in a Qld sugarcane plantation. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Alex Salmon reviews a new book by historian and author Graham Seal that documents how the British government shipped more than 376,000 men, women and children across the oceans to provide slave labour in its colonies.

Free Julian Assange

On his 1000th day of imprisonment, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's supporters gathered to show their support, solidarity and indignation at his ongoing political detention, writes Binoy Kampmark.

Protesters in blood spattered Tony Blair masks at a Stop The War demonstration in London, in 2010.

Former British prime minister Tony Blair should be on trial at The Hague rather than parading the medieval trappings of wealth and power, argues Lindsey German.

Actor Susan Sarandon speaks at a free Assange rally in New York City

It is fittingly monstrous that the decision to extradite Julian Assange was handed down the same day the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to two journalists, Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov, writes Binoy Kampmark.

The ruling to allow Julian Assange's extradition to the United States is based on fraudulent “assurances” scrabbled together by the Biden administration when it looked in January like justice might prevail, writes John Pilger.

Save the NHS

Britain's Health and Care Bill, which will undermine the country's National Health System, was effectively designed and fast-tracked by US insurer UnitedHealth, write Stewart Player and Bob Gill.

nuclear fallout-shelter sign

Serco has been forced to abandon plans to bid for contracts at Britain’s Atomic Weapons Establishment after investors threatened to sell their shares in the company, reports Linda Pearson.

Binoy Kampmark sums up the second day of the extradition appeal by the United States against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

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