India lurches toward full-fledged fascism – Modi’s Hindu supremacism

The following article was first posted as Progressive International Briefing No 4. Its title is self-explanatory. INDIA LURCHES TOWARD FULL-FLEDGED FASCISM – MODI’S HINDU SUPREMACISM Today, the 26th of January, India celebrates “Republic Day,” the day it adopted its constitution as an independent country after 200 years of British colonialism — as a “Sovereign, Socialist,…

The killing of Gaza’s environment

The following  article was first posted as an Opinion Piece by Diem 25 Communications. Its title explains the argument. THE KILLING OF GAZA’S ENVIRONMENT On a picturesque beach in central Gaza, a mile north of the now-flattened Al-Shati refugee camp, long black pipes snake through hills of white sand before disappearing underground. An image released by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) shows…

‘YesCymru’ buoyed by new report that says independence is “viable”- Is independence a step closer?

The following article was first posted by The Canary. It is the latest in a series highlighting Cymru’s dissatisfaction with the Union and the possibilities this opens up. ‘YES CYMRU’ BUOYED BY NEW REPORT THAT SAYS INDEPENDENCE IS “VIABLE” – IS INDEPENDENCE A STEP CLOSER? Campaign group YesCymru has welcomed a landmark report into Wales’s constitutional future…

Homoforbes, the Highlands, and Homophobia

The following article by Eilidh Cameron-Sykes was first posted by bella caledonia. It shows how Kate Forbes holds deeply reactionary views extending way beyond transphobia to homophobia. She covers this up by articulating concerns for other issues which concern people living in the Highland and Islands, although more often in words than meaningful action.  HOMOFORBES,…

The CWU has called for snivelling Paula Vennells to face a potential criminal investigation

The following article written and first posted by The Canary Editorial  Board highlights the connection between many of the elements of the British establishment highlighted by the Paula Vennells scandal in the running of the Post Office. THE CWU HAS CALLED FOR SNIVELLING PAULA VENNELLS TO FACE A POTENTIAL CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION   The Communication Workers…