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Taking liberties

Clegg Tory election poster By MyDavidCameronLindsey German on the continuing fallout after the election result and how democracy has been a casualty at every level.

Cameron, Clegg, and the cuts

bankers partyThe Bankers’ Party did not stand any candidates, but it won the British General Election. It does not depend on votes and seats. It deals in currencies, bonds, and shares.

  • Written by Neil Faulkner
  • Category: Analysis

Ecocide for profit?

BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig may have slipped off the front pages, but the oil is still pouring out into the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Written by Elaine Graham-Leigh
  • Category: Climate Change

Clegg opts for a Regressive Alliance

Cameron CleggAll the bets are now on a Tory Libdem coalition to form the government which, by British standards, is a very long time in coming - nearly a week after voting took place.

Euro rescue - crisis postponed?

Euro cracksThe markets breathed a sigh of relief after the announcement of a huge bail-out fund for the crisis ridden Eurozone but will it be enough?

  • Written by James Meadway
  • Category: Analysis

Hanging Around

Will Davies argues that the current political deadlock shows the slow implosion of neoliberalism, and the need for real political choices.

  • Written by Will Davies
  • Category: Opinion

BNP wiped out in key areas

Griffin EggedThe sobering news of the results in the general election was followed by something to cheer about in the local election results: the complete wipeout of the BNP's presence on Barking and Dagenham council.

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