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Massive student protests in Britain

The Guardian has coverage auto-updated every minute. Harry’s Place has extensive links to local protests, adding: I don’t expect Nick Clegg ever expected to see himself depicted like this Lenin’s Tomb Latest news says 600 students have walked out of…

Student protests in Britain. Only the beginning?

Lenin’s Tomb on the storming of a Tory HQ yesterday by students and the occupation today of Manchster University. Some will inevitably try to paint imaginative, militant action as ‘violent’. So let me say this about the ‘violence’ yesterday. I’m…

The Falklands. Britain vs. Argentina

The British government continues to refuse to negotiate sovereignty of the islands, as British governments have continuously, citing the democratic rights of the 3,000 British citizens who currently inhabit them. Of course, the government’s determination to hold onto the Falklands…

For counter terrorism read reaction

For counter terrorism read reaction The British government’s new counter terrorism strategy was unveiled yesterday accompanied by the usual fanfare of publicity, designed to remind us that terrorists are lurking under the bed and so best allow further erosion of…