OPINION

RICHARD BRANSON: SCREWING FOR VIRGINITY

LAWRENCE RICHARDS / August 24. 2016

Virgin’s legally dubious CCTV revenge on Jeremy Corbyn is the latest in a long history of Sir Richard Branson manipulating public opinion to defend his lucrative government contracts

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CULTURE

SOUTHERN PUNKS MADE ME CRY

LAWRENCE RICHARDS / August 17. 2016

A man in exile got drunk with Rivertown Records.

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OPINION

SPOILED ROTTEN

RICHARD MACKENZIE-GRAY SCOTT / August 10. 2016

The confusion and mismanagement of Britain’s impending EU exit are by-products of an empire that still hasn’t come to terms with its own decline. What are the legal implications of the chaos?

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CULTURE

ON “THE GREAT WALL” AND BEING OUR OWN HEROES

JUN PANG / August 8. 2016

The racially unsuitable choice of Matt Damon for the lead role in The Great Wall goes beyond just poor casting, revealing a film industry that revels in complicity with whitewashing at every level.

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OPINION

BYRON AND BEYOND

SHANE BOOTHBY / August 3. 2016

The #BoycottByron protests were about more than the burger chain’s treatment of its staff – they showed a resistance to authoritarian and xenophobic attacks on immigrants, and an affirmation of humanity against the dry defense of ‘legality’.

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NEWS

BREAKING THE CYCLE

LAWRENCE RICHARDS / August 2. 2016

The People’s Caravan took the fight to the Republican and Democrat conventions, but rejected the suffocating electioneering of both.

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OPINION

THE ENDLESS MIRROR: GERMANY AND AMERICA, FROM HITLER TO TRUMP AND BACK AGAIN

ZACHARY GALLANT / July 28. 2016

Americans are warned that Trump is a couple steps from Hitler’s Germany, but Europe is a couple false steps from Trump’s America if it fails to tackle xenophobic mistrust and misanthropy.

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OPINION

CLINTON’S 1968 MISTAKE

ZACHARY GALLANT / July 26. 2016

By ignoring the obvious populist groundswell in the 2016 electorate and playing to the conservative establishment, Hillary Clinton and the DNC are following in the proud footsteps of Hubert Humphrey in 1968.

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OPINION

THE IDIOT RACISM OF FRANCOIS HOLLANDE

LAWRENCE RICHARDS / July 21. 2016

The French president’s response to terrorist attacks is murderous and ineffective.

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