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Create awareness in your world

At first I thought this blog had very little to do with the law.  It is political.  But politics is ingrained in the law and what is the point of having a blog if you can’t shed an opinion every now and then.  750 more words

Media

‘Putin, it’s your missile!’ Ukrainians protest at Whitehall

Following yesterday’s protest near the Russian embassy in London, a few dozen Ukrainian activists rallied at Whitehall opposite David Cameron’s residence on 21 July.

This was the third in a series of protests organised by the Ukrainian community in London calling to condemn Russian aggressive politics that has been heating up political turmoil and waging war in the east of Ukraine. 169 more words

MH17 crash: Ukrainian community and supporters rally near Russian embassy in London

On 20 July 2014, up to 150 London-based Ukrainian activists and their supporters protested in front of the Russian embassy, following the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 with mounting evidence… 380 more words

Gerard Baden-Clay and Aron Atabek: A comparison

 My throat will die

Written by Aron Atabek and published in his book The Heart of Eurasia

My throat, unable to speak, will die

For the sounds of my homeland. 750 more words

Poetry

Royal and, indeed, Ancient.

Today marks the birthday of Emmeline Pankhurst, the radical activist for women’s rights, whose involvement in the suffragette movement played an invaluable part in the securing of the female vote, and she will live on forever as a feminist heroine the world over. 409 more words

Scotland

Review: The Camp of the Saints


The Camp of the Saints by Jean Raspail
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Prophetic, timely, a difficult book but compelling read. Fittingly finished reading this book today, 14 juillet, Bastille Day, but I wonder if the French revolutionaries of 1789 would be in The Village or on the beach. 74 more words

Leigh Verrill-Rhys

The shell game politics of homelessness

One would think, perhaps naively on my part, that politicos, as they typically do have private sector experience, would think things through.  But alas, that is not the case, especially when it comes to troubleshooting social issues.  678 more words

Political Activism