I have been using GoodReads to catalogue all the books I own, have read or want to read. Found the link to it from Steve Hayes' blog. Seems a good thing to do, to be able to see what you've read and to be able to share reviews with friends and others on the site.However, … Continue reading GoodReads to LibraryThing
Jim over at The Socialist Way has just started up a forum for discussion around socialist issues. As Jim puts it:So let me cut to the chase, I would like to start a new forum for socialist bloggers and individuals who are socialists or just interested in discussing any posts in more detail, or just … Continue reading The Socialist Blogging Forum
So it now appears that Iran has been building a second nuclear enrichment plant which appears to have upset a broad range of countries. Those who have piped up with complaints include the UK, US, France, Israel. In fact our very own Miliband has not ruled out military action. That's very good of him. The … Continue reading Oh The Hypocrisy Of It All
Harpymarx has a good post knocking James Purnell's waffling about giving unelected representatives more power within government. Gets my goat it does.Anyways, a good excuse for playing Billy Bragg's No Power Without Accountability.http://static.zemanta.com/readside/loader.jsAnd while we're at it here's the great Solomon Burke, None of Us are Free.
Almost finsihed reading "George Lansbury - At The Heart Of Old Labour" by John Shepherd so I'm now looking for some new train-time reading material. My requirements are that it can be read in both 15 minute sections and extended periods, covers something 'political', ideally pitches one man or woman against oppression with or without … Continue reading What to read next?
Image by Getty Images via DaylifeI was all set for an early start to pay a visit to the city of Hull this Sunday. But administrative issues ( almighty cock-up ) have meant I can't go until Monday.I like Hull.http://static.zemanta.com/readside/loader.js