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13th Oct: Defend Corbyn, Fight for Socialism!
20th Oct: Was Marx Right?
27th Oct: … 52 more words
On my holidays earlier this year, I read “The Lost Continent” by Gavin Hewitt, the BBC News’s Europe Editor, about the causes, effects and response to the European financial crisis, with its outlying crises in Portugal, Ireland, Greece and Spain. 460 more words
The Libertarian Republic is enthusing about King Willem-Alexander “killing” the welfare state, but it is overstating the situation quite a bit. The Netherlands, like most of Europe, is running hard up against the costs of a massive entitlement state and the combination of an aging population and a opportunistic immigrant population. 179 more words
I met a Marxist — not the craft-beer-and-Prius kind but the real meal deal. He was one of Lenin’s Lads and proud of it. We eyed each other, like wary animals, across an ad hoc Irish pub party, casually exchanging a few beer-whet barbs through the crowd. 847 more words