The Politics of the Psyche

February 7, 2012 9:51 am Leave your thoughts

BBC 4's Saturday night primetime slot is cornering the market in excellent European drama but we don't need Denmark to point out how impotent we feel. However idealistic were its ancient Roman origins, the UK's version of representative democracy has become as distorted as a burning pillar of wax, says outRageous!

A manager’s dog

February 7, 2012 8:37 am Leave your thoughts

'I am his Highness' dog at Kew; Pray, tell me sir, whose dog are you?' ( Alexander Pope, Epigram Engraved on the Collar of a Dog which I gave to his Royal Highness)

Saltley Gate 1972

February 5, 2012 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

Terry McPartlan recalls how forty years ago coordinated and determined action by unions halted the Conservative government's plans to drive down living standards

Anti-Semitism and Israel’s Inherent Contradictions

February 2, 2012 11:06 am Leave your thoughts

In a recent article, columnist Yaniv Halili described British author Ben White as 'anti-Semitic'. He also denounced Arab Knesset member Hanin Zoabi for writing a forward to White's latest book, Palestinians in Israel: Segregation, Discrimination and Democracy, writes Ramzy Baroud.

Cuba’s truths

February 1, 2012 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

A interesting editorial from Cuba's national newspaper, Granma, rebuts the latest claims of human rights abuses put forth by the US and some countries of the EU