Last week’s election in Belarus has led to around 70,000 people protesting, as Alexander Lukashenko, who has been in power for 26 years, claimed to have won 80% of the vote. Workers have begun striking to put pressure on bosses to denounce Lukashenko

Strikes Add to Pressure in Belarus After Dubious Election







Despite the Court of Appeal ruling a year ago that the UK government’s actions in selling arms to Saudi Arabia were “unlawful”, they are now set to resume sales. “They have prioritised billions of pounds in arms sales over human lives as evidence mounts of blatant violations of international humanitarian law by the Saudi-led coalition.” […]

UK Resumes Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia


On Monday the Scottish Government proposed that the UK needs £80 billion of investment for a Coronavirus recovery plan – equating to 4% of the UK’s GDP. Instead, Boris Johnson has revealed his ‘New Deal’ for £5 billion of investment – 0.2% of the UK’s GDP – in a speech full of rhetoric.

Boris Johnson’s Underwhelming Recovery Plan