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What's going on?: the meanderings of a comic mind in confusion by Mark Steel

I bought this book after seeing Mark live in Birmingham. I was anticipating a mix of side-splitting comedy and radical politics. The side-splitting bit was in the comedy club where I saw him; before I could read the book. 379 more words

In Memoriam, Howard Zinn (1922-2010), excerpt from his "Second Thoughts on the First Amendment"

Howard Zinn, a tireless activist for civil rights and social justice, and a scholar who strove for clarity, passed, now 5 years ago, on the 27th of January 2010. 1,043 more words

Civil Rights

Mike Marqusee z''l

I was sad to hear that Mike Marqusee died before Christmas. I didn’t know him personally, but coincided with him in the Socialist Alliance and in the Social Forum movement, in both of which the democratic politics that he represented were… 891 more words


Ian Birchall Publishes On Why the SWP Deteriorated So Quickly.

Let Party Skullduggery Run Rampant.

Ian Birchall’s resignation from the SWP was announced in December last year.

The news was quickly broadcast on this Blog (not to say all over the left). 1,978 more words

European Left


By Socialist Workers Party Cork
This week, ‘The Highway 6’ workers began work for their new employer Applegreen, after successfully securing their entitlements from Highway Retail who closed the filling station three weeks ago. 857 more words

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