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One of Tony Blair's companies got a £2 million bailout that's been written off

LONDON — One of Tony Blair's key companies received a £2 million ($2.4 million) bailout from another one of his vehicles that has been completely written off, according to accounts. Windrush Ventures, one of the central businesses in...Show More Summary

How Cherie Blair Is Fighting For Women's Economic Independence

If you’ve read Cherie Blair’s autobiography or seen her speak on television, you know that this woman is a fighter. The first member of her family to go to college and the wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Blair has spent much of her career (and “free time”) [...]

10 Years of All That Is Solid

Tony Blair and George W Bush were mainstays of the political scene. Social media was confined to a tiny niche of hobbyists and nerds. Nigel Farage wasn't a household name. And pop music, generally speaking, was better than it is today (no, that's not old age speaking, it's a fact). Show More Summary

Tilting at Windmills

Scotland's former First Minister was on his moral high horse in Westminster last week demanding, yet again, Tony Blair's head on a plate over the Iraq War. As the SNP's foreign affairs spokesperson Salmond had table a motion which claimed...Show More Summary

RICHARD FERNANDEZ: The Left Sees the Rise of a Rival Consciousness and is Becoming Afraid. Tony

RICHARD FERNANDEZ: The Left Sees the Rise of a Rival Consciousness and is Becoming Afraid. Tony Blair, for one, has stopped regarding what the press terms the “populist revolt” as a mere aberration and come to see it as a actual, threatening historical development. Little by little the Left is starting to realize that a […]

America Still Hasn't Felt the Weight of the Iraq Disaster

Daniel R. DePetris Security, Middle East The Iraq War should have permanently ruined more reputations in DC. By all objective measures, former prime minister Tony Blair was one of the most successful British politicians in the modern era. Show More Summary

Tony Blair Warns Of "Perilous" Times For "Fragile" Western Democracies

A few days ago we wrote an article asking how stable the world's democracies really were and noted the opinion of at least one Harvard historian who saw extreme risk related to the global wave of anti-establishment sentiment (see "How Stable Are The World's Democracies? - 'Warning Signs Are Flashing Red'"). Show More Summary

Why not centrism?

Some people want to revive centrism. Tony Blair wants to “build a new policy agenda for the centre ground”. And the Lib Dems’ victory in Richmond Park is being seen as a warning to the Tories that it must “keep...

Tony Blair on Trump: ‘Let’s wait and see’ what happens

When it comes to U.S. foreign policy under President-elect Donald Trump, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is taking a wait-and-see approach. Continue reading ? The post Tony Blair on Trump: ‘Let’s wait and see’ what happens appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Exclusive: Tony Blair sees dangerous times ahead for Western democracies

last monthNews : USAToday: News

The former British prime minister on political challenges fueled by anger and social media.        

Tony Blair’s New Project: Block Brexit

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The former British prime minister jumps back into the political game with a new organization to counter anti-EU populism.

China Launches Titanic Replica Project

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by Tom Phillips (TheGuardian) He was one of the key salesmen of New Labour, a Westminster wheeler-dealer whose backstage machinations and silver tongue saw him nicknamed Britain’s svengali of spin. Now, Tony Blair’s former communications...Show More Summary

The SNP's Blather About Blair

Tony Blair's politics are awful. But, after a 2.6 million word consideration of his conduct in the lead up to the Iraq War, I'm confident in the belief he's not a war criminal. However, some disagree and remain bent on bringing him to justice. Show More Summary

Labour MPs accuse SNP of opportunism over Tony Blair motion

MPs attack Alex Salmond for trying ‘to turn collective failure in Iraq into an attempt to pillory and scapegoat one individual’ Labour MPs have accused the SNP’s Alex Salmond of playing party political games over a cross-party motion calling for Tony Blair to be held to account for allegedly misleading parliament over the Iraq war. Show More Summary

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