The UK could boost its green energy sector to become a “global leader” while simultaneously stepping away from the arms trade and redeploying skills, campaigners have said. Continue reading Dumping arms exports could see UK become ‘global leader’ in green energy revolution
If you go the Acropolis Museum in Athens, you can’t help but be struck with a sense of melancholy. Continue reading Britain is beginning to face up to its past. So let’s take the opportunity to return the Elgin Marbles.
Oliver Cromwell’s statue stands proudly in front of the House Of Commons. As Britain grapples with a sordid colonial past, Cromwell’s brutal legacy in Ireland should be rexamined. Continue reading Oliver Cromwell’s legacy should not be spared in Britain’s cultural reckoning
To the disappointment of many long-time supporters, the Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival was cancelled this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic – but the festival’s organisers have an alternate plan in store. Continue reading Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival finds new way to reach supporters in spite of pandemic cancellation
Labour’s Shadow Minister for Peace & Disarmament Fabian Hamilton published an open letter to Commons Leader Jacob Rees-Mogg stressing that the Committee on Arms Export Controls has not met for six months. Continue reading UK arms exporters face little scrutiny from MPs with key committee yet to sit, stresses Shadow Minister
History is contentious. It is happening now. To ignore that fact and react with shock when such installations are met with violence seems short-sighted at best, and sinister at worst. Continue reading Statues, hero worship and contentious pasts: Can Kenya save us from the seemingly inevitable culture war?
Keir Starmer’s sacking of Rebecca Long-Bailey came just days before the 13th anniversary of Tony Blair’s departure from office. Continue reading Redaction Weekly: Keir Starmer is invoking Blairism – in more ways than one
Trump vs Biden – this is the choice Americans will face at the start of November. Continue reading US Presidential Election 2020: These are the states where Biden will oust Trump
Tomorrow will see the second election turns for most big French cities and towns,
following a three month suspension after the first turn on March 15. Continue reading Emmanuel Macron will be electorally exposed by Parisian divide – and En Marche’s internal civil war
Tony Blair left office on this day thirteen years ago today, an auspicious milestone for some, but for the former leader’s legacy luck may be changing Continue reading Tony left office 13 years ago. But is Blairism creeping back into the fold?