Category Archives: UK

British colonial strategy and the 9/11 blowback

British colonial strategy and the 9/11 blowback by Nu’man Abd al-Wahid   Osama bin Laden gained his reputation as a militant Islamist during the Western backed counter-insurgency – so-called “jihad” – against the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan in the 1980’s … Continue reading

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What is British Nature Worth?

What is British Nature Worth? from Raj Patel by Raj 2 people liked this The British government has just released a report on the value of ‘ecosystemic services’ in the UK. Nature, it seems, is worth billions. Live close to green space, and … Continue reading

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U.K. government forced to open end-of-empire files

U.K. government forced to open end-of-empire files from ‘Just World News’ with Helena Cobban by Helena Great news from London, that a landmark court case by elderly Kenyan freedom fighters has now forced the Foreign Office to confess that they have suddenly … Continue reading

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