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Poverty in the South

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Despite the wondrous technological developments and global wealth generated since the start of the 19th century, billions of people continue to live in the direst conditions of poverty. While this is clear from even the…

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Potty Training

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“Swallow my luminous cack!” When Swindon mom Debbie Flobb heard her four-year-old son, Robert, use this phrase in conversation with a telecoms engineer on the phone one Monday morning, her first response was utter horror….

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Working Class Unity in Greece


Strikes and more strikes confront the social-democratic PASOK Government in Greece Public sector workers, supported by many Trade Unionists from the private sector responded massively yesterday, Wednesday February 10th, to their Union call for a…

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The George Lee Phenomenon


With due apologies to Søren Kierkegaard, it is with ‘Fear and Trembling’ that I put fingers to keyboard to contribute to the burgeoning media orgy, commonly known as the “George Lee Phenomenon”. Since the ‘earth-shattering’…

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