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First NAC of the Season Down. Impressions?

The FOC made some significant changes for the first NAC of the season — multiple assigners, the ref coordinator position and a webpage announcing call times. 21 more words

Polls

WHO’S TO BLAME-WHO CAN YOU TRUST

ARTICLE 1 WHO’S TO BLAME-WHO CAN YOU TRUST During the 2012 election cycle, two questions were asked repeatedly. They are as follows: 1. What difference does it make who we vote for since there is no difference between the Republicans and the 2. 608 more words

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Unions set for strike march in York

York People’s Assembly are working with UNISON City of York branch to build a lunchtime march and rally on Tuesday 14th October in support of their strike action… 118 more words

Strike Support

Ruminations on Rockestra 2014

For my (unlikely) readers who don’t live on the beautiful island of Malta, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Malta hosts an annual event know as Rockestra. 682 more words

Rant

Britain Needs a Pay Rise - so let's march!

On Saturday 18th October, the TUC will host the “Britain Needs A Payrise” march in central London. Thousands of workers, students, claimants and more will march together demanding an end to the widening gap between rich and poor. 121 more words

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WW1 : Maori Contingent formed

Most Kiwis have heard of the Maori Battalion, and are proud of how they represented New Zealand during the First World War. 16th September was the date the Government announced the formation of a ‘Maori Contingent’ of 200 men for service with the NZEF, later expanded to 500.   354 more words

WWI

Cracking down on extremism - The Rhetoric and the Reality

The Rise of IS (Islamic State) in Syria & Iraq has led our government to make many statements in the media about how they will confront extremism in our country – With Cameron’s pledge to bar re-entry to those fighting for IS in tatters because of ‘Human Rights’ laws, the following exchange of letters between myself and The Home Office via our local MP shows just how clueless and impotent they really are – 1,510 more words

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