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Shamima Begum’s case shows us citizenship can never protect our rights | James Bridle | Opinion | The Guardian
It is not hard to see echoes of May’s jingoism in her use of the British citizens living in the EU as pawns in the Brexit negotiations; we are, after all, mere “citizens of everywhere”. The global surveillance regime initiated in the “war on terror” has also allowed the security services to perform a de facto rewriting of the concept of citizenship, as revealed in the Edward Snowden documents. No longer is a passport or ID card sufficient to assert citizenship, and the rights that descend from it. Instead, our legal status is in a constant state of reassessment by GCHQ and the National Security Agency’s algorithmic data-processing systems, exposing us all to a form of digital statelessness.
BegumShamima  citizenship  rights  legal  RomanEmpire  racism  UK  MayTheresa  IslamicState  jihadism  hostileEnvironment  surveillance  warOnTerror  JavidSajid  dctagged  dc:creator=BridleJames 
10 weeks ago by petej
Politicians are entitled to have private conversations & in balance particularly those in cabinet have a responsibility to be open & transparent in their views. Liz Truss, Chief Secretary, speaking loudly in a public restaurant at lunch; /Thread 1/13
Politicians are entitled to have private conversations & in balance particularly those in cabinet have a responsibility to be open & transparent in their views. Liz Truss, Chief Secretary, speaking loudly in a public restaurant at lunch; /Thread 1/13
TrussLiz  ToryParty  UK  politics  Cabinet  MayTheresa  HuntJeremy  JavidSajid 
december 2018 by petej
Britain’s zombie government — Mosquito Ridge — Medium
"The triple crisis — steel, welfare and now tax havens — makes the UK government look like a committee for managing the affairs of the super-rich: assiduously lobbying Brussels to lay off scrutiny of tax vehicles, assiduously ignoring the plight of steel.

The only reason they are not in absolute panic mode is that the media will do everything they can to avoid this turning toxic. Not only because the media are ideologically committed to the freemarket doctrine of smash the poor and avoid taxes. It is because many of the owners are personally enmired in the system the Panama Papers reveal the tip of."
MossackFonseca  Panama  offshore  finance  CameronDavid  tax  taxAvoidance  secrecy  transparency  neoliberalism  OsborneGeorge  budget2016  Tata  steel  industry  JavidSajid  dctagged  dc:creator=MasonPaul  PanamaPapers 
april 2016 by petej

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