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Michael Sheen has called for people to be given the power to run communities instead of "career politicians".

(Not blowing my own trumpet here, but this is what I said to him when he visited or United Valleys Action Group meeting 11months ago 😎) 372 more words

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Tories stripping us of basic rights fought for over a 200 year period

Tories stripping us of basic rights

It hasn’t taken long for the Conservatives to show their nasty side again.

Last week’s Trades Union Bill is an unnecessary and unfair attack on people’s rights at work and civil liberties. 304 more words

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The paradox of the superego | Happy Bastille Day!

The paradox of the superego:
the more you obey what the Other demands of you, the guiltier you are.

The song “If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next” by the Manic Street Preachers, takes its name from the stark warning of a Republican Ministry of Propaganda poster during the Spanish Civil War, displaying a photograph of a young child killed by the Nationalists under a sky of bombers. 189 more words

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School Days Over, by Ewan McColl, sung by Mary Black | A Welsh mother's lament

School Days Over, by Ewan McColl, sung by Mary Black.

A Welsh mother’s lament as she sends her very young sons to their first morning’s work down the pit at the turn of the 20th century. 211 more words

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Weapons of Mass Percussion, Cardiff Castle lawn, July 8th, percussive protest against George Osborne's Austerity budget

Pots and pans protests have spread across the world in recent years, having emerged in South America in the 1970s. Just over a Hundred attended the event in Cardiff, with further protests planned across the UK, particularly the Tory Conference, Manchester, in October. 575 more words

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Free Atena Farghadani

Cartoonist Atena Farghadani has been arrested for illustrating politicians as animals. She has been sentenced to a decade and has 20 days to appeal.

She was arrested for using her art as a way to criticise her government, an act which occurs everywhere. 8 more words

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30th Anniversary of the Battle of the Beanfield/operation Solstice | what this shows about the hypocrisy of a country that bombs a message Democracy

A film by Gareth Morris

This is the original and 47 min extended version of the documentary about the Battle of the Beanfield – digitised from the last remaining sub-master tape to mark the 30th anniversary on 1st June 2015.

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