Video: bad day for centrists as rendition apology burns last shreds of Blairite credibility

The government’s letter today to Libyan politician Abdelhakim Belhaj and his wife Fatima Boudchar, apologising for their ‘rendition’ – their forcible and illegal transport – to Gaddafi’s Libya after their abduction in Malaysia by the CIA, has highlighted the culpability and complicity of the UK government in the widespread and shameful US practice: It’s likely, […]

Sky try to credit Cooper – but Abbott, Butler, Lammy real architects of Rudd’s downfall

Amber Rudd and the chief drivers of her downfall The fall of the occupant of one of the ‘great offices of state’ is a major political event – and a huge scalp for the opposition. The Establishment will not willingly let the plaudits for such an occurrence go to anti-Establishment figures. Many ‘MSM’ outlets are […]

SKWAWKBOX response to Streeting’s ‘lie’ claim over Abbott abuse article

Just over a week ago, the SKWAWKBOX published an article revealing allegations of dire behaviour by Ilford North Labour MP toward Diane Abbott, Labour’s Shadow Home Secretary. The SKWAWKBOX reported that, according to multiple witnesses, Mr Streeting had screamed in Ms Abbott’s face in a Commons corridor, behaved aggressively and had to be steered away […]

The govt’s deportation document – for Jamaicans and only Jamaicans #Windrush

Home Secretary Amber Rudd remains under huge pressure to resign, following her admission today that the Home Office does have targets for the removal of Commonwealth and other citizens – on top of a series of scandals about the government’s abysmal, inhumane treatment of Windrush-generation citizens. The existence of a newly-discovered government document, stored on official […]

Video: for transparency, #MarcWadsworth’s actual words re Ruth Smeeth

Labour activist Marc Wadsworth has been a controversial figure since Jewish MP Ruth Smeeth walked out of the launch of the Chakrabarti Report in 2016 and alleged that he had – quote marks hers – accused her of a “media conspiracy”, which is a well-known antisemitic trope. As it’s important for the context in which […]

BBC admits lying to us for over 60 years about Security Service link

BBC executive Alan Dawnay, right, who instigated the ‘formalities’ A remarkable BBC article, published yesterday, has removed the lid from over sixty years of intentional deception of the British public by the nation’s broadcaster. For decades from 1933, the BBC worked hand in glove with the Security Service to ‘vet’ job applicants to keep out […]

Former adviser: “May on holiday at time of ‘Go Home’ vans”. Let’s see…

Former Downing Street adviser Nick Timothy has written a column in the Telegraph today, claiming that Theresa May is not responsible for the infamously loathsome ‘Go Home’ vans sent out by the government in 2013 because, allegedly, she was against them and was on holiday when they were approved. That does not appear to be […]

Documentary evidence May’s 2009 Windrush landing-card claim was false

Early this afternoon, Theresa May lied to the UK people when she told MPs that a decision to destroy landing cards – which could have provided vital proof of the right to live in this country for thousands of ‘Windrush generation’ immigrants – was taken in 2009 by a Labour government and not by her. […]

Video: a simple question from Corbyn outraged the warmongers

Jeremy Corbyn asked a number of searching questions of Theresa May in the Commons on Monday – including asking her why international journalists and local people were able to clamber among the rubble of supposed chemical weapons facilities with no protective clothing. But one question in particular caused howls of outrage from the Tories – […]

UK’s NATO letter re Salisbury/Russia betrays flimsy case, contradicts earlier claims

The mainstream media have generally attempted to spin the OPCW’s (Office for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) equivocal support for Porton Down’s analysis of the toxin used in the Salisbury attack as if it proves the government’s case against Russia. Only the report’s executive summary has been released to the public – and that does […]