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UK politics The wasteland of British politics

A significant part of Britain’s travails today stems out of the West’s sanctions against Russia. According to a Sunday Telegraph report, by mid-April, British citizens were already militating against the sanctions due to rising prices, especially fuel prices

Thousands hit the streets against re-introduction of omnibus law in Indonesia

Trade unions have argued that the law would undermine hard fought protections for job security, minimum wages, paid leaves and severance pay.

No-confidence vote against UK PM Boris Johnson survives no-confidence vote but faces deep discontent

Over 40% of the legislators from Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party voted to remove him in a secret ballot held on June 6. The vote was held in the wake of the “Partygate” scandal and amid a severe cost of living crisis in the UK

Millions on the brink of fuel poverty in UK

Rise in the energy price cap will add to the woes of the already suffering working class who are unable to meet their ends due to the highest inflation in 40 years.

Working class in UK bear the brunt of rising energy costs

In the UK, more than 14.5 million people live in poverty, including 4.3 million children and the soaring energy costs are expected to affect them the most.

‘If a unionized workforce can be tossed away like this, it can happen to anyone’

British ferry operator P&O fired 800 workers without notice. The workers were informed they had been laid off through a Zoom video call.

British ferry operator P&O fires 800 workers without notice

Private security officers reportedly try to board ferries with handcuffs as workers, backed by Nautilus International and RMT, refused to disembark

Strident opposition builds up to Tory government’s Health and Care Bill

The Conservative government’ Health and Care Bill 2021-22 is currently undergoing deliberations at the committee stage in the House of Lords. Critics say it will lead to greater private control over the National Health Service

Norway Elections Conservatives concede defeat as center, left forces advance in Norwegian parliamentary elections

The ruling conservative coalition in Norway led by Erna Solberg lost the parliamentary elections and coalition of the social democratic Labour Party, Centre Party, and the left-wing Socialist Left party is likely to form the new government

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

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

Criticism against Labor Party-UK Leftists criticize Labour Party leadership over local council results in the UK

In the local council elections held last week in the UK, the Labour Party lost several councillors and control of multiple councils. The party also faced a historic defeat in the by-elections in the working class-majority parliamentary constituency of Hartlepool