Rummaging through the online version of Hansard looking at the questions asked by George Lansbury, like one does and I came across this little gem:ROYAL AIR FORCE (BOMBING ATTACKS).HC Deb 12 April 1923 vol 162 cc1300-1 1300§ 60. Mr. LANSBURYasked the Secretary of State for Air how many punitive expeditions have been undertaken by the … Continue reading Plus ça change
I know Christmas is a while away yet but if my local supermarkets can have their Christmas goodies on sale in October then I can damn well post about Christmas. Actually the post isn't about Christmas, I'm just using it to emotionally blackmail you!A recent edition of the Morning Star had a report on the … Continue reading Mummy there’s blood on my present!
Yes I know I'm a bit late to the party on this but what the hell!The appearance of Nick Griffin of the BNP on a recent edition of Question Time on the BBC has ruffled a few feathers in the political and activist landscape, particularly among those who subscribe to a concept known as 'No … Continue reading The BBC, The BNP and No Platform
We see daily on the news and in the papers headlines such as "Industrial Suicide" and "Posties' Anger Over Temps". And I bet many, many people will be trotting out the usual recycled misinformation and blaming the posties. "Lucky to have a job", "Bunch of troublemakers", "Wreckers!". In our media we rarely see behind the … Continue reading Behind the scenes of the posties’ dispute
To my mind some of the most beautiful sounds ever have come from the Eastern Orthodox Church, particularly the Slavic regions. The soundtrack to the video below takes me to another place!And here's one of the most moving human creations ever!http://static.zemanta.com/readside/loader.js
Listening to one of my favourite Pink Floyd albums the other day, The Final Cut. Perhaps for me the best track is The Fletcher Memorial Home. It got me thinking about how many of the glorious leaders across the world since the Falklands Conflict would now be eligible for residency...........Anyways, enjoy the song.http://static.zemanta.com/readside/loader.js
A complete repost of an article from The Third Estate.Please repost the post from The Third Estate.Written by: Owen- October 12, 2009Earlier this evening The Guardian was served with a gagging order forbidding it from reporting parliamentary business. To quote the article in the paper itself:Today’s published Commons order papers contain a question to be … Continue reading What The Guardian’s Banned From Telling You: A Third Estate Exclusive