It’s the end of May – and not a moment too soon — Vox Political

It has become commonplace for prime ministers to resign after an election but – typically of Theresa May – she …Continue reading →

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May announces 7 June resignation with tears, claiming to love country she abused — The SKWAWKBOX

May’s tearful exit cuts no ice May tearfully concludes her resignation speechComment Theresa May has announced that she will resign on Friday 7 June, breaking down as she concluded her speech in front of Downing Street with that she has been serving “the country I love”. Her speech attempted to focus on her ‘achievements’ rather…

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Theresa May as Prime Minister: Achievements and failures

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Theresa May will resign on 7th June.  Below are her main achievements and her biggest failures during her tenure as prime minister.

Achievements

  • Enriched herself and her husband via brokerage of arms deals for arms manufacturers with whom her husband has considerable share-holdings
  • Enriched herself and her husband via wealth generation for customers of Capital Group for whom her husband works and receives a substantial salary

Failures

  • Rapid decline of NHS due to handover of services to privateer vultures and to departure of medical staff as a consequence of Brexit
  • Rise in unsolved crime due to huge cuts to police budgets and numbers of officers
  • Decline of state education due to budget cuts and theft of public funding by academy and free school “owners”
  • Collapse of privatised probation system
  • Decline in prison management due to privatisation and concomitant theft of public funding by “employers” of prison staff
  • Museum-level rail system…

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Corbyn comments on departure of second Tory PM seen off – and calls for ‘immediate GE’ — The SKWAWKBOX

Labour leader has now seen off two Tory Prime Ministers Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has commented on Theresa May’s departure: The Prime Minister is right to have resigned. She has now accepted what the country has known for months: she cannot govern, and nor can her divided and disintegrating party.The burning injustices she promised to…

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Brussels fears no-deal Brexit could follow Theresa May’s departure | Euronews

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Remember the chemical air attacks in Douma last year? There weren’t any

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Italian workers against Saudi war on Yemen

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An Attack on Iran Would Violate US and International Law

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UN report: Poverty is at crisis point in the UK – and it’s political | Left Foot Forward

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Last American trans-Atlantic slave trade ship discovered

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This 22 May 2019 video from the USA says about itself:

What the Discovery of the Last American Slave Ship Means to Descendants | National Geographic

In this short film, the descendants of Africans on the last known American slave ship, Clotilda, describe what it would mean to discover and document the wreck site of the vessel.

From National Geographic in the USA:

Last American slave ship is discovered in Alabama

The schooner Clotilda smuggled African captives into the U.S. in 1860, more than 50 years after importing slaves was outlawed.

By Joel K. Bourne, Jr.

May 22, 2019

The schooner Clotilda—the last known ship to bring enslaved Africans to America’s shores—has been discovered in a remote arm of Alabama’s Mobile River following an intensive yearlong search by marine archaeologists.

“Descendants of the Clotilda survivors have dreamed of this discovery for generations,” says Lisa Demetropoulos Jones, executive…

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