The British Cabal Behind a Gulf Dictatorship

23 April 2021 — Consortium News

Senior figures in the British establishment have secretly served as “privy councillors” to a highly repressive dictatorship in the Gulf state of Oman, Phil Miller reports.

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat, Oman. (CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia Commons)

By Phil Miller
Declassified U.K.

The repressive ruler of a close U.K. ally in the Gulf secretly received decades of advice on security, foreign and economic policy from a group of privy councillors who were drawn almost exclusively from the British establishment, it has emerged.

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US: Economies bent out of shape

24 April 2021 — theplanningmotivedotcom

Here is a vivid picture of the US economy. It is a body obese with fictitious capital, whose arteries are clogged by debt, limbs that are ulcerated by deindustrialisation, outsize fists from arms spending but with a still functioning brain. This article looks specifically at how the growth of fictitious capital has bent the US economy out of shape. Other countries too. Only the US is the most advanced.



Heathrow’s IT errors were inconvenient, HMRC’s: stressful, the PO’s led to imprisonment, illness, premature death & suicide

24 April 2021 — Political Concern

The Post Office management covered up flawed IT systems & software glitches.This, the most flagrant example, ‘Britain’s most widespread miscarriage of justice’ was first reported by the BBC today; 39 former sub-postmasters were cleared of theft following the overturning of six other convictions in December.

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New Plan for Immigration is same old Hostile Environment

23 April 2021 — Migrants Organise

Migrants organise

At the end of March, the Home Office launched its consultation about the New Plan for Immigration.  The consultation questionnaire has 45 questions – some are multiple-choice and some are open questions. But all of them are framed in such a way that it is almost impossible to answer any of them in a meaningful way. Priti Patel’s “New Plan for Immigration” is not so new and it is not a plan either. Continue reading…

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