How Britain is a bad influence on the Gulf states – an interview with David Wearing
Could Britain ever promote democracy in the Gulf? Only if it turns its own foreign policy away from neoliberalism and militarism, David Wearing argues in a new book.
The propagandistic nature of the liberal media: Interview with Florian Zollmann
A new study exposes in forensic detail how Western newspapers have in recent years applied journalistic double standards to reporting human rights abuses, from Yugoslavia and Iraq to Libya and Syria.
Britain’s collusion with radical Islam: Interview with Mark Curtis
From Syria to Saudi Arabia, historian Mark Curtis’s new book sets out how Britain colludes with radical Islam – and how the British media is failing to inform us.
This year’s Nobel prize winners are changing the culture on nuclear weapons - interview
Changing the culture around nuclear weapons to seeing them as just another dangerous weapon of mass destruction, won ICAN (the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) a pivotal UN treaty and the Nobel Peace Prize last month. Ian Sinclair interviews Rebecca Sharkey, ICAN’s UK Coordinator from 2012-2017 on the background, the future – and the UK’s role in it.
Universal Credit - internationally “unique” in its harshness, and headed for 7 million of us
Universal Credit is “the flagship policy of a man who does not really believe in social security” and who has mooted a shift to private unemployment insurance schemes, says benefits expert Bernadette Meaden. Can Universal Credit be fixed – or should we scrap it and start again?
Published in: HomeResisting the Nazis in numerous ways: nonviolence in occupied Europe
Non-violent resistance to Nazi occupation is a page of history few of us are familiar with. In this interview, George Paxton tells us about its success stories, its occasional failures and its heroes.