Britain is a Parasite on Other Countries 

But the nasty secret about British aid is that, in reality, the subsidies are often going in the opposite direction because Britain deliberately trains far fewer doctors and nurses than it needs. It makes up the difference by recruiting great numbers of trained medical staff from impoverished countries where they are already in critically short supply.

Source: Britain is a Parasite on Other Countries – CounterPunch.org

Britain’s Labour Party Faces a Tough Climb Back from a Damaging Election 

After Britain’s Labour Party suffered a staggering election defeat on Dec. 12, the party’s stunned silence has given way to infighting.Labour lost 59 seats in Parliament — in its worst election result since 1935 — and now its members are split over how to bounce back.

Source: Britain’s Labour Party Faces a Tough Climb Back from a Damaging Election | Portside

Visiting Assange, Britain’s Political Prisoner – 

I set out at dawn. Her Majesty’s Prison Belmarsh is in the flat hinterland of south east London, a ribbon of walls and wire with no horizon. At what is called the visitors centre, I surrendered my passport, wallet, credit cards, medical cards, money, phone, keys, comb, pen, paper. I need two pairs of glasses. More

Source: Visiting Assange, Britain’s Political Prisoner – CounterPunch.org

  Trump, Brexit, and the special relationship

Alan Woods, editor of In Defence of Marxism, comments on President Trump’s recent state visit to Britain. With Theresa May stepping down, Tory leadership contenders have made a lot of noise about how Britain will ‘reclaim sovereignty’ and ‘take back control’ after Brexit. But the events surrounding Trump’s visit expose this as a complete charade.

Source: [Video] Trump, Brexit, and the special relationship