While MPs have been racing against the clock to amend the ‘Great Repeal Bill’ this week, another bill has been quietly introduced into parliament, with serious implications for everyone in the UK as well as millions more people round the world.
‘Ende Gelände’ or ‘Here and no further’ were the words chanted by over 4500 activists in the days directly preceding the UN’s climate negotiations now taking place in Bonn in Germany. They marched through the small town of Elsdorf next to Europe’s largest lignite coal mine and planned to shut the mine down.
This week the Daily Mail has teamed with up Horrible Histories to give out free copies of new, pocket-sized Horrible Histories of Great Britain. We take our own trip into the dark and deep depths of the Daily Mail’s racism and xenophobia through the last century.
Campaign group Global Justice Now has warned there are just months to stop ‘TTIP on steroids’ as the latest round of trade talks between the United States and United Kingdom governments begins in London.
Since her appointment last year, we have repeatedly warned that Priti Patel was unfit to manage the country’s aid programme. She didn’t appear to understand the purpose of aid or even believe in her department’s mission.