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Life, Oil and Ghosts in the delta of the river Niger

Sweet and light - crude oil from the delta of the river Niger is the major Nigerian commodity and European and American companies export it for a profit... [read more]

No Vacancy

Kids today, eh?! They'd prefer to skip school and laugh and sing on bridges in cities across the globe... [read more]

The Cats of Ariel

Every time you think we have reached the limit, something else pops up and the limit moves... [read more]

The National Riddle

Binyamin Netanyahu wants to have them under his control. Completely. Totally. Radio. Television. The social media. The lot.... [read more]

Syria, the UK and Funding the “Moderate armed opposition”

The British government has spent “over £100 million” since 2012, “working closely with a range of actors” to “find a political solution to the conflict and prepare to rebuild the country in the post Assad era.” ... [read more]

The Betrayal of Syria - US, France and Britain’s UN Ambassadors at the United Nations

“An ambassador is a … gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.” (Attributed to Sir Henry Wotton, 1568-1639)... [read more]

An outRageous! essay on The Arts, Education and The People.

This rant is aimed at your crassness, Cameron. It goes to the heart of what is art, and why it's so important in preparing people for democracy, says outRageous!... [read more]

A Ghost Story Retailed (part three)

W Stephen Gilbert delivers an up-to-date, state and fate of the retail trade in Britain, it is partly personal and anecdotal, and partly a critical overview: part three.... [read more]

Slavery for Dummies- Part three

The third and final part of an analysis by OutRageous! looking at the slavery endemic in our modern society. ... [read more]