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Syria: links

Nothing much happening at Strange Times so I’m hoping to kick-start some new links to information and analysis – and discussion – about Syria.

Hoping to set this up as a separate page soon. 303 more words

The Establishment: Owen Jones

…and how they get away with it.

I’m sorry it has been so long since I have done any reviews. I’ve been reading this last one since around Christmas but I haven’t had the time to finish it, what with paying for the pleasure of reading for my degree. 299 more words

Factual

Syria's bourgeois-democratic revolution and the need for boots on the ground.

I share the following view by the Antiwar Committee in Solidarity with the Struggle for Selfdetermination but the important question is how can any decisions arising from the negotiations be enforced and maintained without a military force on the ground that is committed to enforcing and maintaining the transition. 441 more words

Syria

The battle for democracy

David McMullen wrote a very good post last month at his new site, Different Wavelength, and has given me permission to republish it below. 264 more words

Syria

War? Huh! What is it good for?! Over-throwing Fasc-ism! Say it again! Victory over fascism – 70th anniversary

“I have always believed and I still believe that it is the Red Army that has torn the guts out of the filthy Nazis”.
—Winston Churchill, Speech in the House of Commons, October 1944… 520 more words

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