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UK healthcare bill Progressive sections in UK vow to resist privatization of NHS

Trade Unions and health rights groups have said the Health and Care Bill introduced by the UK’s Tory government will end up further privatizing key areas of the National Health Service

Clear away the hype: the US and Australia signed a nuclear arms deal, simple as that

The AUKUS despite being coined a security partnership, is a nuclear arms deal aimed at increasing pressure against China and should be cause for concern

AUKUS Activists, anti-war groups slam trilateral security alliance AUKUS as anti-China move and a return to Cold War

China too slammed the move calling it an “extremely irresponsible” act which may lead to an arms race. It also said that the move reflects “Cold war mentality and ideological biases”  

Protests erupt at the opening of biennial international arms fair in London

The  Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair is held at the Exhibition Centre London where armament manufacturers showcase their latest products and technologies

Refugee policy-UK UK Home Department slammed for insensitive policies on refugees and asylum seekers

UK home secretary Priti Patel has received widespread criticism for insensitive policies towards asylum seekers from Afghanistan, the handling of the refugee crisis in the English Channel, and controversial plans to open a new detention center for immigrant women

A day in the death of British justice

Journalist John Pilger examines the latest arguments presented by the US in its bid to extradite Julian Assange, and the continuing persecution of the whistleblower and his partner Stella Moris

Ken Loach-UK Leftists in UK outraged as Labour Party suspends Ken Loach 

Veteran socialist and popular filmmaker Ken Loach was expelled from the Labour Party as part of the ongoing purge of leftists and supporters of Jeremy Corbyn within the party

UK court allows US to expand grounds of appeal against Assange; family raises concerns

The new and expanded appeal will have prosecutors representing the United States challenge medical assessments by an expert witness that were the grounds to deny extradition of the Wikileaks founder

Protests demand the release of Julian Assange in the UK

Two judges agreed to grant the U.S. authorities permission to expand their grounds of appealing the decision to block the extradition on Wednesday.

Protests in UK against Labour Party’s internal purge of the leftists 

The Labour party leadership has forbidden its members from associating with groups including Socialist Appeal, Resist, Labour Against the Witchhunt, Labour in Exile Network

Take The Knee and Stand Up to Racism; solidarity with English footballers

Three English footballers, Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho, were racially abused by sections of English football fans widely on social media following England’s defeat to Italy in the UEFA Euro Cup final

UK court allows US appeal on Assange’s extradition on limited grounds

Prosecutors said judge Vanessa Baraitser erred in determining what could be “oppressive conditions” in case Assange is extradited. They claimed she did not give the US enough opportunity to give “assurances” over her concerns about harsh prison conditions

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