Syrian ‘Rebels’ Feel Left Behind – Burn ‘Traitor’ Erdogan’s Picture

30 August 2019 — Moon of Alabama

Since 2011 the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan used Syrian ‘rebels’ and Islamist Jihadis as proxy forces against the Syrian government. These forces are now mostly confined to Idlib governorate next to the Turkish border. The Syrian army recently made progress against the Jihadis. Turkey did not come to their help. That their resistance is futile began to dawn on them. Syria will recover the whole governorate and those who resist will be eliminated. The ‘rebels’ fear that their punishment is coming and they now want to flee to Turkey. Unfortunately Turkey does not want them.

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Britain: “a constitutional outrage” – kick out this unelected gang! By Rob Sewell

30 August 2019 — In Defence of Marxism

[This article calls for a ‘socialist Labour Party-led government’ but fails to tell us how such a thing could be realised, let alone explain the fiction of a socialist Labour Party! Yet more wishful thinking, instead of actual  analysis but you be the judge. WB]

Image: Socialist Appeal

Britain is in the midst of a profound crisis, not seen in modern times. Everywhere is in uproar. This is the view not of some left-wing newspaper, but the official view of the British ruling class.

In the past, these powerful capitalist interests called all the shots. But today they have lost control of the situation.
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Bojo/Brexit News Links 30 August 2019

30 August 2019 • 20:50 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so check back

In a hole and still digging: the left and Brexit

The BBC’s pro-Johnson propaganda is so absurd even a former Tory deputy PM has had enough
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/lTcXVbB59pc/

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Cruel Brittannia – The Road To Ruin

30 August 2019 — True Publica

By Graham Vanbergen: Britain is, as I have said so many times now, circling the plughole. It’s becoming so … American isn’t it. Corrupt self-serving politicians in bed with bankers and hedge funds are driving the country towards the abyss. And all the indicators for a fully functioning democracy and the society its serves continues to decline. Today, it’s all have’s and have not’s and life has become, well, rather tribal.

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Unhinged before the Fall: Boris Johnson, Parliament and Brexit By Dr. Binoy Kampmark

30 August 2019 — Global Research

The Brexit no deal prospect is engendering an element of lunacy fast seeping into every pore of the British political establishment.  As with all steeped in such thinking, some of it made sense.  Prime Minister Boris Johnson had been inspired by a mild dictatorial urge, seeking to suspend the UK parliament five weeks out from October 31.  This has been described as nothing short of a coup, or, if you are the speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, a “constitutional outrage”.  

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