John Bolton visit – Forcing Britain’s hand over Huawei, Iran and China before Trade Deal

14 August 2019 — True Publica

John Bolton visit - Forcing policy over Huawei, Iran and China before Trade Deal

By TruePublica: There were many public protests with the arrival of Donald Trump to the shores of Britain and contrary to his own beliefs, Trump is not well-liked at all by ordinary British citizens. What was strange though was the fact that there were no protests at all in Britain for the arrival of one of the world’s most destructive individuals  – John Bolton – and he came to ensure Britain does what it is told over Huawei, Iran and China before any trade deal can be signed.

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Still no explanation for death of Epstein in prison By a reporter

15 August 2019 — WSWS

The warden of the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC), the federal prison in Manhattan where money manager and accused sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein died Saturday, has been transferred to a desk job in Philadelphia, while the two guards on duty at the time of Epstein’s death have been placed on administrative leave.

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The truth about the UK’s special relationship with Israel

15 August 2019 — True Publica

The truth about the UK’s special relationship with Israel

By TruePublica: Britain does not have a special relationship with the USA. It is, and has been since the end of the World War, a subservient inferior ‘partner’ doing what it is told. Britain stands next to the schoolyard thug and tries not to be a victim of it. Likewise, Britain acquiesces to Israel – as it is backed to the hilt by America.  This so-called special relationship with Israel is not challenged in the mainstream media because they all too well aware of the trouble they would cause for themselves. The antisemitism firestorm that engulfed Labour under Jeremy Corbyn is proof of that.

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Hospital workers strike spreads throughout France By Anthony Torres

15 August 2019 — WSWS

The strike by French hospital workers against the Macron administration’s healthcare legislation, which came into force in March, is spreading throughout the country. Of the 478 emergency services in the country, 216 are now involved in the movement that began in March and involved 80 hospitals by June.

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UK: Bradford NHS workers vote to strike against privatisation By Richard Tyler

15 August 2019 — WSWS

A socialist strategy is needed to defend jobs and conditions

Hospital workers in Bradford, England, facing the backdoor privatisation of their jobs have voted to take indefinite strike action from August 26.

This is the latest in a series of disputes that have hit the National Health Service (NHS) in the last four months—in Merseyside, Cornwall, Blackpool, South London, Birmingham and Doncaster, involving workers in pharmacy, catering, cleaning, domestic services, porters, building services and security.

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Killing Julian Assange Slowly By Stephen Lendman

15 August 2019 — Global Research

Since April 11 when unlawfully dragged from Ecuador’s London embassy to captivity, Assange has languished under draconian conditions in a UK dungeon at the behest of the Trump regime, wanting him tried in the US for the “crime” of truth-telling journalism. More on this below.

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Black Agenda Report 14 August 2019: Why the Rich Want to Bury Bernie / Freedom Rider: No Racism, Just Russians / William The Redactor / U.S. Empire is in a State of Decay

14 August 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Why the Rich Want to Bury Bernie, the Not-Really-Socialist

Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
Sanders is fighting capitalist austerity, not the system itself, but austerity is ruling class policy, so the Democrats must stop Sanders.

Freedom Rider: No Racism, Just Russians

Margaret Kimberley, BAR editor and senior columnist
The absurd claim that Russians have orchestrated US racial strife is designed to nullify Black outrage and discredit those who fight oppression.`
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Brexit – do or die: Selected Articles

15 August 2019 — Global Research

How English Nationalist Boris Johnson Is Turning the UK into a “US Colony”

By Henry McLeish

Boris Johnson and the right-wing Tories in Cabinet are English nationalists who hope to turn UK into a US ‘colony’, a country where EU regulations are replaced by limited welfare, minimum standards, low taxes and low pay, writes Henry McLeish. Read more…
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