Category Archives: Politics

Women of the French Resistance 1940-45

After France was crushed, resistance to the German conquerors came from two principal sources: Communists and the Gaullist Free French. French women were critical to the entire resistance movement as they exploited their femininity. Women moved messages and small arms … Continue reading

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America’s school shootings

“This year, going to school has involved more fatalities than serving in the US military.” https://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2018/05/saturday-assorted-links-162.html Chris

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The 2018 local elections in Kensington and Chelsea*

Mohammed Tehrani said, “Grenfell hasn’t had an impact in the south of the borough. In the south they don’t give a damn about Grenfell.1” The 2017 Grenfell Tower tragedy killed 72 people in the richest borough in the richest city … Continue reading

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Surveillance made easy: a wordless poem

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Why Syria was really bombed: three photos

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Sorry

Does Teresa May or Amber Rudd’s apology Mean they’re sorry for their actions, that were first initiated Under Teresa May’s it began, under Amber Rudd’s authority activated Or, does sorry really mean – were sorry you lot found out? “Well, … Continue reading

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David versus Goliath: the Campaign against Barclays Bank 1969-87

In the period 1959-69 there were boycotts of South African goods and sport. Boycotts included not buying South African fruit or playing international cricket. Universities boycotted academic jobs and conferences1. The Anti-Apartheid Movement (AAM) failed to galvanise the British public … Continue reading

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