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Pratiki dreams and delusions; a life of socialist feminist activism and surviving the Socialist Party of England and Wales (SPEW) – an extract

Dear readers, I’m currently working on two long-term writing projects but as of yet I’ve been rather reticient about (self) publishing, mainly due to …

Selma James Global Women's Strike, Wages for Housework organiser speaking at ...

Tony Blair confirms he is trying to reverse Brexit as he issues Ireland warning

Tony Blair said on Sunday he was trying to reverse Brexit because claims by the leave campaign, such as the National Health Service getting an extra £350 million a week once Britain leaves the EU, have been proved false.<p>The former prime minister told the BBC that the government aims in the Brexit …

We must not change the meaning of the words 'boys' and 'girls'

Yet more advice to schools to stop using the words ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ has been issued, this time from Natasha Devon, a former government mental …

Labour hushes up second ‘suicide’ after sex claims

These uncensored photos from socialist Hungary show punks, delinquents, and new-wave subversives

One photographer had his finger on the pulse of youth culture<p>To be punk in early 1980s Hungary was more than just a fashion statement. Looking …

Socialism

Police: We found porn on deputy PM Damian Green’s computers

Damian Green

Tsvangirai urges Mugabe to step aside and allow elections

The Bolsheviks, the Civil War, and Red Fascism

Internationalist Perspective trace Stalinism back to the October Revolution and Lenin, via an article by Nicholas Werth.<p>INTERNATIONALIST PERSPECTIVE …

sakollantai

Reblogging. The best thing I’ve read on this topic so far. I will post my own take on these issues shortly. All the best, Sara Source: ‘You Are …

Kate Millett. Sexual Politics 1968

Kate Millett 1968<p>Sexual Politics<p>Note: This 1968 essay by Kate Millett was circulated before the publication of her book <i>Sexual Politics</i>. The ideas …

What does Germany’s political crisis mean for Brexit?

With coalition talks collapsing, Angela Merkel has problems at home to sort. The idea she could magic a Brexit solution favourable to the UK is simply for the birds<p>The British political class, like much of the British media, remains foolishly obsessed with America to the exclusion of all other …

May told to exploit Merkel crisis to reduce Brexit bill

Further Education Pay Ballot

Those of us who work in the FE sector know we need a pay rise. Over the last few years we have had pay increases of 1%, while inflation has been …

Your Branch

<i>All officers and reps can be contacted at 02920 872580 or email branchoffice@cardiffunison.co.uk</i><p><b>Branch Secretary: Emma Garson</b><p><b>Branch Chairperson: Jo</b> …

Zimbabwe in despair as Robert Mugabe clings on to power

Facts For Working People

Who was Georgia O’Keeffe?

Image via <i>Wikicommons</i> Georgia O’Keeffe is predominantly remembered for her oeuvre of large paintings of flowers, bleached bones, and the splendor of …

Art History

See the Secret Underground Chamber Where Michelangelo Drew on the Walls

For about two months in 1530, Michelangelo hid out in a secret chamber beneath the Medici Chapels in Florence’s Basilica di San Lorenzo, seeking …

Italy

Finding Ourselves in Our Pictures

I am conducting a series of interviews titled “You Can Shoot. Can You Talk?” The set is composed of 20 unconventional yet simple questions; some of them apply purely to the art of photography, while some strive to get to a deeper emotional level. My interviewees are gifted and accomplished visual …

Loneliness

About Us

Over the past few years there has been a global rise in the number of children referred to gender clinics. There is no reliable scientific basis for …

The plot to stop Brexit

How Remainers of all parties are planning to keep the UK in the EU – and why they believe they will win.<p>On the evening of 5 December, among the …

United Kingdom

Landmark study links Tory austerity to 120,000 deaths

The Conservatives have been accused of “economic murder” for austerity policies which a new study suggests have caused 120,000 deaths.<p>The paper found …

United Kingdom

Even as the Brexit clock ticks, many choices remain open

OVER 500 days have passed since the Brexit referendum in June 2016, and fewer than 500 days are left until Britain is due to leave the European …

United Kingdom

Britain preparing plan to transfer £400m to Iran as Boris Johnson vows to do everything to bring home Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Britain is preparing plans to transfer over £400 million to Iran to secure "goodwill", the Telegraph understands, as the Foreign Secretary vowed to do "everything" he can to release Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.<p>Officials have sought legal advice regarding US and United Nations sanctions which have so …

United Kingdom

Goldman chief exec Lloyd Blankfein calls for a second vote on "monumental and irreversible" Brexit decision

Goldman Sachs boss Lloyd Blankfein has once again trolled the UK over Brexit.<p>In a tweet this afternoon, the Goldman chief executive called for …

Lloyd Blankfein

Brexit: UK economy has gone from top of G7 leaderboard to almost bottom, says Mark Carney

Mark Carney has said the Brexit vote has slowed the UK economy and pointed out that the country was the best performing in the G7 prior to the …

Dublin hopeful Northern Ireland talks can resume in coming weeks

DUBLIN (Reuters) - The Irish government is hopeful Northern Ireland's political parties will make a fresh attempt at restoring their devolved power-sharing government in the next few weeks, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Thursday.<p>The latest efforts to break a near year-long stalemate …