In April 1986 I was living in Finland and I remember the panic amongst the Finnish and Swedish authorities when massive levels of radiation started being picked up in the atmosphere… we were advised to stay indoors. 516 more words
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With the crisis in the Ukraine developing, James Franklin takes a look at the man behind the Russian Federation.
‘Dictator’. ‘Tyrant’. ‘Tsar’. These words have been used to describe the man who has dominated Russian politics since the resignation of Boris Yeltsin at the turn of the twenty-first century, President Vladimir Putin. 562 more words
Three years ago, I went to Moldova and Ukraine to visit my family. I’ve never published these photographs anywhere else- and I have about a thousand more- but I think they do a decent job of showing the oddness, the beauty, and the decrepit state of this beautiful and bizarre land. 708 more words
Politics of incompetence
Ann Coulter has busted the myth about the golden child, JFK’s foreign policy disasters. (right, its plural)
Red Youth salutes the revolutionary women of the world! Our young cadre will be publishing short pieces all this week to celebrate our revolutionary heroines in the run up to International Women’s Day. 971 more words