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The Show Houses – Tackling the Housing Problem in an Age of Austerity

An invitation to view

At 6.15 pm on Friday, July 4th 1952 the Mayor of Lincoln (Councillor J.W. Giles) used a “specially inscribed key” to open officially one of four show houses on Lincoln’s Ermine Estate (at that time called the Riseholme Estate) and proceeded with other members of the Council to inspect the four houses. 1,945 more words

Austerity

Refugees and Anarchists - Greece's Burgeoning Popular Resistance

Resistance in Athens

Medialien (2016)

Film Review

Resistance in Athens is a short documentary about the ongoing dismemberment of Greece by the Syriza government to satisfy harsh bailout conditions imposed by the IMF and European banks. 151 more words

Inspiring Moments In Resistance

Dispatch from Greece: Myth, Tragedy, Resistance, and Hope

(revised from an article published originally at Wrath-Bearing Tree July 2015)

Herodotus begins his great work by tracing the historical origins of the Persian War to myths involving conflict between Europe and Asia, such as the rape of Io and Europa by Zeus, the story of Jason and Medea, and the abduction of Helen by Paris (which sparked the Trojan War). 3,514 more words

Politics

The Weakest Link

Sometimes I dream, that he is me,                                                                                                              You’ve got to see that’s how I dream to be                                                                                              I dream I move, I dream I groove                                                                                                                  Like Mike, … 649 more words

Current Affairs

So what's wrong with socialism?

Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership and democratic control of the means of production;[

It is a system that is opposed to the rampant greed of capitalism. 431 more words

Zeitgeist

Proportional Reprepesentation? Now. Right now. More than Ever?

The general election of 1983 has produced one important result that has passed virtually without comment in the media. It is that, for the first time since 1945, a political party with an openly socialist policy has received the support of over eight and a half million people. 1,110 more words