While Parliament’s Intelligence Security Committee report into Russian influence on British public life remains suppressed by the PM and his advisor Dominic Cummings, Byline Times has uncovered concerning new connections between Boris Johnson and a network of wealthy oligarchs.
THREAD | The #EU#Japan deal creates a trading zone comprising 635 million people and a third of global GDP. The agreement, which is also the first trade deal to include a specific commitment to the Paris Accords on climate change, will now come into force on 1 February 2019
Cheaper wine cheese for Japan, cheaper cars for the EU part of what the EU-Japan trade deal, now in force, means. The world's biggest such deal, it covers nearly a third of global GDP and 635 million people. ... It comes as a trade war rages between US and China continues
THREAD 😱| Aristocrats are anarchists': why the wealthy back Trump and #Brexit
Big money is supported by #Nationalism has been sold as ‘a war for the little guy’ but Brooke Harrington argues that it serves the interests of elites
We know that politics makes strange bedfellows, but few alliances are more surprising than the one linking the ultra-rich to ultra-nationalists. What could the wealthiest people in the world have in common with those upending politics in the name of the “forgotten man”?
As I have found in over a decade of research on global elites and tax havens, a shared political project unites them: both seek to weaken or dismantle international alliances that constrain them.
I Left Increasingly Right-Wing Britain And Now I Don't Know If I Will Ever Return Home #brexit
There has been a fundamental change and realignment of British politics and political identity, and the country has shifted in a way that I do not recognize. #brexit
London is only 90 minutes away by plane ― two hours if you factor in the time it will take me to get to the airport ― but after watching the results roll in for the U.K. election last week, it has never felt so far away. #brexit
The report @BorisJohnson is sitting on should be leaked by a whistleblower in the national interest. Voters about to choose the next government have a right to know what's been going on as after the general election 🗳 it’s too late 👇🏼 #ReleaseTheRussiaReport#GE2019
Since 2004, Russian trolls, service providers, security services and shady businessmen have been linked to political interference in 27 countries worldwide. #Russia
The intrigue over a 'buried' probe into Russian spying deepened last night amid claims in security circles that it contains references to blackmail fears concerning Boris Johnson. #ReleaseTheRussianReport