Category Archives: UK

The English East India Company and the Modern Corporation: Legacies, Lessons, and Limitations,

[Translate] The English East India Company and the Modern Corporation: Legacies, Lessons, and Limitations

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G4S lobbied the BBC to drop a damning documentary and it worked, says film-maker [VIDEO]

[Translate] G4S lobbied the BBC to drop a damning documentary and it worked, says film-maker [VIDEO] February 1st, 2017 Tilly Grove UK UK The producer of a new short film that uses first-hand accounts of shockingly poor conditions in accommodation … Continue reading

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INHERENTLY GOVERNMENTAL FUNCTIONS, ORGANIZATIONAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, AND THE OUTSOURCING OF THE UK’s MOD DEFENSE ACQUISITION FUNCTION

[Translate] INHERENTLY GOVERNMENTAL FUNCTIONS, ORGANIZATIONAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, AND THE OUTSOURCING OF THE UK’s MOD DEFENSE ACQUISITION FUNCTION

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Solidarity Activism, Campaigning and Knowledge Production: Challenging Refugee Inc. The Case of G4S and Corporate Asylum Markets.

[Translate] Solidarity Activism, Campaigning and Knowledge Production: Challenging Refugee Inc. The Case of G4S and Corporate Asylum Markets John Grayson Abstract Activist research is a powerful tool to resource popular education and mobilisation in social movements. Since 2012 I have … Continue reading

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Coming to a town near you? First of new ‘super asylum hostels’ approved despite opposition

[Translate] Coming to a town near you? First of new ‘super asylum hostels’ approved despite opposition PLANS for the first of a new wave of large asylum screening centres across the UK were last night approved despite major public opposition. … Continue reading

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Ex-spies flocking to private security sector, eroding traditional codes of silence – report

[Translate] Ex-spies flocking to private security sector, eroding traditional codes of silence – report Published time: 13 Jan, 2017 15:14Edited time: 15 Jan, 2017 17:05 Get short URL © West Coast Surfer / www.globallookpress.com Britain’s burgeoning security sector is increasingly … Continue reading

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Soldiers from the Hills: The Gurkhas

[Translate] Soldiers from the Hills: The Gurkhas

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Guns for hire in Hereford: inside England’s unlikely global security hub

[Translate] Guns for hire in Hereford: inside England’s unlikely global security hub With the SAS based nearby, this picturesque city has a long military history. Now Hereford is formalising its place as a major centre for a controversial industry which … Continue reading

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Leonardo Awarded $330M UK Military Helicopter Support Contract

[Translate] Leonardo Awarded $330M UK Military Helicopter Support Contract Scott Nicholas January 10, 2017 Contract Awards, News 59 Views Leonardo has secured a potential five-year, $330 million contract from the U.K.’s ministry of defense to provide training and support services for … Continue reading

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So Reviled: Plots of Revenge and Rebellion

[Translate] So Reviled: Plots of Revenge and Rebellion The Story of the East India Company’s many enemies The East India Company was a British corporation of scarcely comprehensible power and influence. After securing its complete dominance of trade from Britain … Continue reading

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