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The four letter word 18-24s don’t care about: VOTE.

March 22, 2015 1:29 pm0 comments
The four letter word 18-24s don’t care about: VOTE.

In 1997 I was six; but this was still a pretty big year for me. My adult family getting dressed up and leaving my behind for one of the most important nights our that could happen in 1997- a trip to the pictures! Apparently Titanic and The Full Monty wasn’t […]

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The 2014 Tube Strikes

February 8, 2014 8:51 pm0 comments
The 2014 Tube Strikes

I read on a friend’s Facebook update (yes, I still haven’t jumped ship fully, I fear) words to this effect: ‘Even when London is in dire financial straits, the TFL will still hold the working people of this city to ransom. We must never forget this.’ It is, of course, […]

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Byerlusconi

December 2, 2013 12:21 pm0 comments
Byerlusconi

Senate says: «yes!» the former italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has to pack his bags and leave the Parliament. Many cannot understand, though, the need of vote in order to stop a person convicted of fraud from representing his Country. It should have been immediate, don’t you think? If a […]

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‘Tell Them About the Dream’: US Civil Rights Campaign

September 13, 2013 11:28 am1 comment
‘Tell Them About the Dream’: US Civil Rights Campaign

“If you’re black, you better not show up on the street, ‘less you wanna draw the heat” (Bob Dylan, ‘Hurricane’) And sometimes you might ‘draw the heat’ using public transport, as Rosa Parks found out on a cold winter’s evening in Montgomery, Alabama back in 1955. Alabama, like all the other former […]

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Obama triumphs in the US election

November 7, 2012 9:04 pm0 comments
Obama triumphs in the US election

As Bruce Springsteen’s “We Take Care of Our Own” belted out from the speakers in the arena, President Obama joyously waved to the thousands of people who made it possible for him to serve a final term in the White House. Joined on stage by his equally joyful wife and […]

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