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Geography In The Anthropocene Age

We the students of geography are a myriad of acumen minds already working on providing the world a better tomorrow through their magnum opuses in the field of geography. 558 more words


The granting of self-government to the former Boer republics was the launching pad for a united South Africa, assisted in no mean part by Botha’s pro-British attitude.  686 more words

South Africa

Journalist Vanessa Beeley gives an account of what she saw in Aleppo, Syria

On Saturday, 18th February, independent journalist Vanessa Beeley came to Birmingham’s Shaheed Udham Singh centre to describe what her recent trip to Aleppo, Syria, was like. 272 more words


'Almost half of Britain's weapons exports go to Saudi Arabia'

Almost half of the UK’s entire recent weapons exports have gone to Saudi Arabia. That’s according to the latest report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

News, Politics And Society

Mosul: Behind the headlines

When you look at news reports of the fighting in Mosul, it is easy to overlook some of the basic facts about this huge city. Until recently, it had a population of almost 1.9 million people, and is the second largest city in Iraq after Baghdad. 496 more words

Freedom Is The Future - but what is freedom?

There are so many words written and spoken about freedom, so many organisations that purport to exist for the purpose of promoting freedom – The Future of Freedom Foundation, Liberty.Me. 455 more words


Defining defining

Photos from The Guardian.
Stoke-on-Trent Central has the potential to be a defining defeat for UKIP and a defining turning point for Labour.  Copeland is a rare loss for an opposition party to a government party, but should not be regarding as a defining defeat. 404 more words