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Rihanna should teach kids a thing or two

January 30, 2014 2:00 pm0 comments
Rihanna should teach kids a thing or two

By the time this article has been published, I am assuming everyone has seen Rihanna’s ‘Pour It Up’ video. But if by any chance you are not amongst the over 90 million people who have seen it, I recommend you watch it now. It has plenty of bare booty, strippers, […]

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Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay (V): The Wall Comes Tumbling Down

November 13, 2013 4:48 pm0 comments
Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay (V): The Wall Comes Tumbling Down

Part Five in a series of ten articles on the history of the  ‘Anti-Poll Tax Campaign’. CHRIS ROBINSON looks at how the campaign developed at the local level in his own area of Northwich, Cheshire – reflected up and down the country as millions prepared to fight back against the […]

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Charities And Capitalism: Nice Try

June 17, 2013 7:12 pm0 comments
Charities And Capitalism: Nice Try

From our very first breath, we are wrapped in an environment that we cannot possibly make sense of. As we progress through our modern lives, we are given scraps of information regarding our surroundings, social structures and organization, and even our place in the setting. While these tiny pieces of […]

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A Socialist World is Probable (IV): Barbarism or Socialism?

March 18, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
A Socialist World is Probable (IV): Barbarism or Socialism?

Next year marks 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War.  David Cameron recently called on people to remember that it was a war fought in ‘defence of democracy’. Indeed, tragically, it was called ‘the War to End all Wars’. Standing where we are today, we know this to […]

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A Socialist World is Probable (I): The Bubble Bursts

March 2, 2013 6:01 pm0 comments
A Socialist World is Probable (I): The Bubble Bursts

The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 precipitated the revolutionary movements of East European working class. They had been shackled to the Stalinist totalitarian system for more than forty years. Most capitalist commentators claimed that ‘capitalism had won’. The trumpeters of Wall Street and the City of London claimed triumphantly that capitalism […]

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A Party of Our Own-A History of the Labour Party (Part I)

January 16, 2013 6:00 pm0 comments
A Party of Our Own-A History of the Labour Party (Part I)

There is no political party in Britain today that truly represents the interests of working class people. You can’t fit a cigarette paper between the main parties. They are three wings of the same capitalist party.

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Charity – The Fig Leaf of Capitalism

January 2, 2013 12:00 pm8 comments
Charity – The Fig Leaf of Capitalism

It all started when I heard a knock at the door. It was just after 6.30pm and it was a cold, rainy night. Some young guy in sportswear stood there; neat hair, ready smile and an ID tag around his neck. “I’m not trying to sell you anything,” he said, “but, if […]

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South Africa at the Crossroads?

August 30, 2012 6:00 pm1 comment
South Africa at the Crossroads?

They were scenes reminiscent of the infamous ‘Sharpeville Massacre’ at the height of the racist apartheid regime. The police murders of 34 striking miners, at the Lonmin platinum mining company at Marakan, revealed the true nature of the present South African government. The promise of the historic ending of apartheid in 1994 lies in tatters. […]

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