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Korea

  Is the USA the defender of life and liberty in Korea? The straightforward answer is decisively, no! It is an imperialist presence, maintaining large aggressive force in the South and conducting belligerent military operations that can only be interpreted … Continue reading

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Flash View 4: Accusing Syria

  BBC Radio 4’s “Today” (Tuesday, 27th June) carried a statement by a US spokesman claiming the Syrian government was preparing a chemical attack on civilians. The spokesman went on to make other unsubstantiated accusations including that the Assad government … Continue reading

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Flash View 3: Mind the Generation Gap

  It was votes of the young, naively optimistic/self-interested (abolition of tuition fees), or the old, cynical/self-interested baby boomers, who betrayed the nation. Or at least, that seems to be the underlying theme of election commentators. What is wrong with … Continue reading

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May Election in June

  When the prime minister called this election the prospect of a Labour victory appeared fanciful. There were seemingly foolhardy protestations that the yawning gulf measured by opinion pollsters might be reduced, but surely not significantly so? Theresa May has … Continue reading

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Manchester Triptych

  ! Floret of flame, echo of the big bang, Flinging innocent creation apart, Flaying thin skin from an orderly world, Punching and pummelling breaking bodies, Undoing flesh with nuts and bolts and screws, Undoing families in a moment, Undoing … Continue reading

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Flash View 2: Assassination by Insinuation

  During Radio 4’s Today programme’s (Saturday, 20th May) newspaper review, an item was highlighted that the intelligence services had, at one point, opened a file on Jeremy Corbyn due to suspicions he was supportive of the IRA. The Labour … Continue reading

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Personality Culture

  There are two Jeremy Corbyns. There is the strawman version, stuffed by the media and set up for pelting; then there’s the real one. Since being elected to the leadership of the Labour Party the latter has had to … Continue reading

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