Spying an opportunity

April 11, 2012 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

Stephen Gilbert argues that surveillance over the whole population involves an erosion of our basic liberties. We give away our rights at our own peril.

The New Mandela

April 7, 2012 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

Uri Avnery writes about the determination of the Israeli state to keep Marwan Barghouti, Palestine's Mandela, behind bars

UKs French set to oust Sarkosy

April 5, 2012 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

In his latest article on the upcoming French Presidential elections, David Eade looks at the crucial role French voters living in Britain will play in determining the winner

What Marwan Barghouti Really Means to Palestinians

April 4, 2012 8:32 pm Leave your thoughts

Marwan Barghouti, the prominent Palestinian political prisoner and Fatah leader, is a unifying figure among Palestinians, last week he called on Palestinians to launch a "large-scale popular resistance" which would "serve the cause of our people," writes Ramzy Baroud.

The Great ESA Robbery

April 4, 2012 12:59 pm Leave your thoughts

The removal of contributory Employment and Support Allowance assessment has not been a major talking point during the Welfare Reform Act's progress onto the statute book but I believe it is actually the most pernicious of all the benefit cuts which are just about to take place, writes Felix McHugh.