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The witchfinders are now ready to burn Corbyn

by JBB — last modified Mar 07, 2019 07:52 AM
by Jonathan Cook | If parliamentary politics returns to business as usual for the wealthy, taking to the streets looks increasingly like the only option. Maybe it’s time to dust off a Yellow Vest.

Cuba’s New Constitution Indicates Gradual Changes Underway

by JBB — last modified Mar 06, 2019 08:32 AM
Cubans voted 87 percent in favor of a new Constitution, which ratifies economic changes already underway, but also indicates some important social changes. Evangelical churches, though, managed to prevent the ratification of same-sex marriage, says Prof. Elizabeth Dore

The UK Labour Party’s “Antisemitism Crisis” and the Likud Supporters in Its Leadership

by JBB — last modified Mar 06, 2019 08:28 AM
by Kenneth Surin | CounterPunch | Labour should stop trying to square this “broad church” circle, and commit itself to being a genuinely socialist party dedicated to resisting the depredations of the capitalist order (an order with an inbuilt racism). This commitment is all it needs to justify not granting privileged treatment to the party’s Blairite wing. For many of us it is surprising that Chris Williamson has been suspended from the party, while Tony Blair (who should be in the dock at The Hague) continues, serenely, to be a party member.
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