Elizabeth Bratton

Elizabeth Bratton

Conservative MPs Block Motion to Provide Free Meals Throughout School Holidays

Conservative Members of Parliament (MP) have rejected a Labour motion which would have provided low-income children with hot meals throughout the school holidays, up until Easter 2021. The motion was defeated by a majority of 61, after Prime Minister Boris Johnson had whipped MPs against the scheme, arguing that schools should not bear such a …

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Socialists Win Bolivian Election, One Year after Coup

One year after the ousting of Evo Morales’ socialist government, Bolivia has once again voted for socialist leadership in the form of El Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS). US-backed interim president Jeanine Áñez is succeeded by Morales’ ally Luis Arce.  Morales, who was the country’s first Indigenous president has described the victory as “an unprecedented historic …

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