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The Miners' Strike in South Wales, 1984-85, part 1

“The policies of this government are clear – to destroy the coal industry and the NUM.”

Arthur Scargill, President, National Union of Mineworkers

“History will record that the British miner decided on a strategy of industrial action because he could not accept that the role of families was to go to unemployment exchanges.”

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Pride: There Is Power In The Union

Ordinarily, the more I like a current release, the less I want to write about it. Not through superstition or a kind of hipster snobbery – “no one else should be into this thing because they’ll only like it wrong” is stupid, and with small films actively damaging – but through a kind of fear that, should I express enthusiasm for the thing, ten thousand people will descend at once to explain to me that I am wrong, bad, and On Some Kind of List for having liked it. 401 more words

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Pride Review // OhKay-DohKay

Every now and again a film, book or song comes along and something about it completely changes the way you see things, making you think about things in an entirely different light or inspiring you in a way you never imagined. 358 more words

Gay Pride

Movietime HOA Sept 15 7.30pm GMT


KARL DALLAS WRITES:

After my recent illness, I’m hoping to resume HOA videocasts, starting with Movietime TODAY,  Monday September 15, 7.30pm. Insh’Allah, I’m getting better. 78 more words

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REVIEW: PRIDE (2014)

The other night I went to see Pride at Tyneside Cinema and it was awesome.

Not like awesome in the way the word is used every day. 682 more words

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Review: Pride (2014)

Co-Written by Lewis Mainwaring

Pride tells the story of ‘Lesbians & Gays Support The Miners‘; a real activist movement who came out in support of the miners during the 1984-1985 strike. 421 more words

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