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Wednesday May 25, 2022
Kenneth Surin

  • October 28, 2021

    Broken Britannia

    Since mid-August, as many people in the UK have been dying from Covid every 2 weeks as usually die from flu in a year: that’s approximately 1,400...

  • January 28, 2021

    Covid-19 in the UK

    The number of people in the UK who have died after testing positive for Covid-19 has risen to 97,936 , and will pass 100,000 in a few days. There...

  • July 23, 2020

    Sinking Brexit

    Boris Johnson and his Tory colleagues are playing a game that is doomed to fail where the twin threats of the Covid pandemic and Brexit are...

  • June 04, 2020

    Comparing corona

    As I write , the UK’s death toll from the Covid-19 pandemic has reached 38,489. Even the rightwing Financial Times regards this figure as an...

  • February 21, 2020

    On Modi's India

    I am in New Delhi, attending a conference. The conference was originally due to take place at the Muslim-majority Jamia Millia Islamia University....

  • February 07, 2020

    Brexit got ‘done’

    Formally, BoJo’s Brexit got ‘done’ at 11pm on Friday, 31 January. The impression that Brexitannia is now no longer a member of the EU is...

  • December 28, 2019

    Postmortem of an election

    The various statistical analyses of the UK general election result have been coming in, and they allow some interesting and perhaps important...

  • December 20, 2019

    What went wrong

    The scale of the Tory victory in the UK general election last week is known to all who read a half-decent newspaper or news site — the biggest...

  • August 23, 2019

    Helter-skelter

    Trump sent his national security adviser John “Bonkers” Bolton to London, where the neocon Bonkers could hang out with Trump’s pal BoJo...

  • May 16, 2019

    Nothing normal

    The late Uri Avnery , the doughty Israeli seeker of peace with the Palestinian people, posted almost weekly on CounterPunch. Avnery was savvy enough...