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Farewell to the United Kingdom | TARIQ ALI


(Counterpunch, Weekend Edition May 8-10, 2015) Let It Bleed The British General election was dramatic. On the superficial level because three party leaders— Miliband (Labour), Nick Clegg (Liberal-Democrat) and Nigel Farage (UKIP—a racist, right-wing populist outfit)…resigned on the day following … Continue reading

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What Just Happened in England? | JOHN LANCHESTER


(Counterpunch, Weekend Edition May 8-10, 2015) Charge of the Light Brigade! Hands up if you saw that one coming. I confess that I didn’t. The first line of the BBC announcement, ‘Conservatives largest party’, was no shock. Then there was … Continue reading

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