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Letter From America: Ian Williams

Published: November 22, 2015
Written by Ian Williams

Marshall Islanders shine light on nuclear hypocrisy Clement Attlee and Ernest Bevin were among the real parents of the British In­dependent Nuclear Deterrent.

John Street’s Diary: Nov 20

Published: November 22, 2015
Written by John Street

David Cameron, wriggling over his setbacks on welfare, claimed that some of his opponents in Parliament had vested interests because they might be claiming tax credits themselves. Blyth Valley Labour …

Brainwaves: Chris Proctor

Published: November 22, 2015
Written by Chris Proctor

RIP BS, but Call me Dave has still not cut the crap We are gathered here today, dearly beloved, to mourn the passing of an idea that began life with …

Cary Gee

Published: November 7, 2015
Written by Cary Gee

Clubbable Cameron and a dangerously exclusive list

John Streets Diary November 6

Published: November 6, 2015
Written by John Street

Boris Johnson, virtually invisible in Westminster since he came back as an MP, has been trawling the House of Commons bars and tearooms since the tax credits knock-back inflicted on …

John Street’s Diary October 23

Published: October 23, 2015
Written by John Street

Social network giant Facebook paid just £4,327 in corporation tax in 2014, according to its latest UK accounts filed at Companies House.

John Street’s Diary September 25

Published: September 25, 2015
Written by John Street

Across the Atlantic many US newspapers and commentators in their coverage of the “Corbyn Effect” drew parallels with the momentum building behind Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders.

John Street’s Diary September 11

Published: September 11, 2015
Written by John Street

Confusion reigns at the Treasury over public sector pay rises. In his Budget speech, George Osborne said: “We will continue recent public sector pay awards with a rise of 1 …

Warning for strikers

Published: September 11, 2015
Written by James Douglas

TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady warned that striking unions could face restrictions on their use of social media.

Israeli Spy Chief Fears “State of Judea”

Published: September 3, 2015
Written by Andrew Rosthorn

Yuval Diskin, Israel’s internal security chief during the Second Palestinian Intifada, posted a Facebook warning about extreme Zionists turning the West Bank into a repressive Jewish religious state he calls …

John Street’s Diary August 7

Published: August 7, 2015
Written by John Street

Interim Labour leader Harriet Harman marked her last attendance at the party’s National Executive Committee an ignominious farewell.