56.9 F
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Boris Johnson gains upper hand: Accept Brexit deal or snap elections (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss UK PM Boris Johnson’s plan to seek snap elections if the EU proposes delaying the Brexit deadline until January. Tuesday’s Commons votes, where MPs backed the Johnson’s deal at its first Parliamentary hurdle, but rejected plans to fast-track the legislation, has now brought the focus down…

That we live under a dictatorship is now unquestionable: The Assange Case

Submitted by Eric Zuesse… What else can we call it when a publisher does what the New York Times did when it published the Pentagon Papers and was ruled by the Supreme Court in 1971 (New York Times Co. v. United States) to have been protected by the First Amendment, but the publisher this time…

Assange holds back tears, as rigged extradition to US looms (Video)

The Duran Quick Take: Episode 342. by Alex Christoforou October 22, 2019, 15:35 237 Views 4 Votes 4 Comments The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s appearance in a UK court, where he appeared struggled to recall his name and often times looked confused and distraught as to what…

Immigration into the United Kingdom: what should be done?

Submitted by George Callaghan… There are two polar opposite positions on immigration both of which are equally daft. One is that there should be no immigration whatsoever. The other is that there should be no limit whatsoever. Liberal left opinion in much closer to the former than right wing opinion is to the latter. In…

Johnson secures a Brexit deal; but does it change anything?

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Johanna Ross… In what has been deemed a boost for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, a Brexit deal has finally been agreed with the EU, just a fortnight before the UK’s planned withdrawal date of 31st October. It was unclear right till the very last minute whether a deal could…

An “Amazingly Good” Brexit Deal But A Constitutional Challenge Looms

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk: A deal has been reached. Jean-Claude Juncker opposes an extension. A constitutional challenge to the deal is underway. Juncker Does Not Back an Extension European Commission President and the EU have reached a deal. European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker opposes and extension. That is not his call but it…

The conservative case against Churchill

Submitted by George Callaghan… Sir Winston Churchill is so often help up as the incarnation of conservatism. The mention of his name is seen as a conservative trump card. The majestic sweep of his uniquely colourful and accomplished life holds unparalleled appeal to romantic right wingers. Whenever the United Kingdom or even the US argues…

Merkel sinks no-deal Brexit. Boris turns to Ireland to renew Theresa May deal (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss how Angela Merkel cunningly collapsed Brexit talks with Boris Johnson, stating that a deal was “overwhelmingly unlikely” without Northern Ireland “forever” staying in the EU’s customs union. Now it looks like Boris Johnson has “promising” headway in an agreement with Irish PM Leo Varadkar, which would…

They’re Murdering My Son – Julian Assange’s Father Tells Of Pain And Anguish

Authored by Finian Cunningham via The Strategic Culture Foundation: Julian Assange’s father, John Shipton, gave an interview to Strategic Culture Foundation over the weekend. After arriving from his home country of Australia, Shipton is visiting several European states, including Russia, to bring public attention to the persecution of Julian Assange by British authorities over his…

UK, France, Germany Say It’s “Clear” Iran Attacked Saudis

All countries stopped short of calling for any military retaliation, however Though by now Washington appears no closer to military strikes on Iran than it was before the Sept. 14 Saudi Aramco attack, a joint statement by Britain, France, and Germany has brought the kind of international allied consensus the US administration is looking for.…

Recent Posts

USD - United States Dollar