Post Tagged with: "Democracy"

AirBnB’s Emotional Berlin Wall Anniversary Story

November 12, 2014 12:21 pm0 comments
AirBnB’s Emotional Berlin Wall Anniversary Story

AirBnB has emotionally marked the fall of the Berlin Wall’s 25th anniversary by creating a touching story of two guards from either side of the wall being reunited years later through the AirBnB’s rent-your-home service. The 18th October 1989 was arguably the most significant event for Germany since the end of […]

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Pressures, Stress, Separation: The recession that is Scotland’s future

June 4, 2013 3:33 pm0 comments
Pressures, Stress, Separation: The recession that is Scotland’s future

Scotland separating from the United Kingdom – Surely not? Look at it this way: Edinburgh alone, gets 11 billion from the Westminster every year. If Scotland goes independent, it is highly likely it will go through a financial crisis and there will be no England to bail them out. Now […]

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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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Referendum Dumb

January 29, 2013 12:31 pm0 comments
Referendum Dumb

The United Kingdom, or at least parts of it, faces two potential referenda in the near future. The Scots will vote on whether to remain part of the UK in Autumn 2014. Whatever country is left is set to be offered a referendum on European Union membership after the next […]

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God Save The Queen?

June 9, 2012 10:23 am1 comment
God Save The Queen?

Suffice it to say I grew up in a house where the Sex Pistols were played at me loudly from a young age. But I can’t deny that there have been two events in my time in London, where there has been a sense of community: the Royal Wedding and […]

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