Want to meet the Dalai Lama? Don’t bother.

By Adam Lickley 2017 did not end well for me. I was ‘let go’ from my job, my apartment was flooded, and I spent an uncomfortable night in hospital having my appendix removed. Life was on hold for a while, but within 2 short months, post-op boredom set in and I felt the urge once […]

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Return the gold to Venezuela

by Francisco Dominguez On July 2nd 2020 British Judge Nigel Teare, with regard to a Central Bank of Venezuela litigation for 31 tons of gold entrusted to the Bank of England to be returned to the Venezuelan state, issued a verdict in favour of ‘interim president” Juan Guaidó. The real Venezuelan government has proposed that […]

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New government, same old policies

by Eugene McCartan Image: new Irish Taoiseach Micheál Martin, leader of the Fianna Fail party. SO, AFTER months of shadow-boxing and pretend negotiations, three parties—Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, and the Green Party—have eventually tied the knot and will set up house together. They have been leading the public on a merry dance, in the pretence […]

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Stand up to Apartheid Israel, you Lily-livered Soft Leftists*

The moment has come for the soft left to develop a backbone and make a stand against reactionary, expansionist Zionism.   by Phil Hall and Naeem Ali Jundyeh LET’S be clear. It was the United States and British governments who were the powerful supporters of apartheid between 1948 and 1990. Those governments and the corporations […]

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Taking Power in Guyana

PPP/C must seize the day by James Tweedie Guyanese caretaker president David Granger still refuses to admit defeat in elections almost four months ago. But the winning People’s Progressive Party/Civic seems reluctant to force a transition of power, despite the support of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). Last week the GECOM chair, former justice Claudette […]

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Animation with a social conscience

Halas & Batchelor Cartoon Films 1940 – 1995 By Vivien Halas This year marks the 80th year since my parents, John Halas and Joy Batchelor founded Halas & Batchelor Cartoons, in its day a household name responsible for over 2000 animated films.  Their best-known film Animal Farm (1954) was the first animated feature to be […]

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