It’s been well over a year since I last posted on this blog and since then a lot has changed. Not just in my life – seeing as I can now adequately punctate my sentences and am no longer little or angry – but across the globe and the struggles against the capitalist machine that… Read More Greece: Show the Troika What For!
The Cold war days are long gone. The Imperialist powers are waning; the level of equality amongst nations is slowly, yet, surely rising. Now is the time, to build a peaceful world, built on international workers’ rights, peace, justice and fair trade. Now is the time to ban the bomb! In October 1962, the… Read More Ban The Bomb: Why Scrapping Trident Is A Step Towards A Brighter Future For All.
Africa’s failure to develop is down to the actions of western powers; mostly, their exploitation of labour, and of resources. Large Corporations have used unstable African governments and unorganised workforces, in order to make millions, at great human cost. In other words, Globalisation has left millions of people desolate in Africa, for wealth. Take for… Read More Globalization Has Left Africa Desolate: And It Is Our Job To Change That.
The Other day my History Teacher lent me a book. This book by Robert Gellately was entitled ‘The Gestapo and German Society’. Part of Gellately’s conclusion was that the Gestapo relied on co-operation from society in order to function. I think this is true of totalitarian Germany as a whole. However Fascist authority mainly achieved… Read More Benefits Street: Modern British propaganda and its resemblance to Fascist Germany
Poverty is a word I have used often and although I had a rough idea of what it means I was clueless to the explanation of my dictionary. To my surprise it simply said ‘being poor’. I wondered how you measured being poor and this got me started on poverty. No matter how it’s measured.… Read More 2013 Poverty Britain
With Grangemouth to stay open, the SNP can wipe their sweaty brow but as I look back in reflection what I see is rather miserable. Yes, over two-thousand jobs have been saved and Scotland retains eight-per cent of its manufacturing industry. However eight-hundred people have lost their job, Unions are not allowed to strike for… Read More Grangemouth: The Need for Socialism
Over the last couple of weeks there have been many important articles about the bedroom tax. In this article I am going to look at how the tax is affecting youths and young people. First of all the tax is affecting families. Many families are looking for new homes (which aren’t there to BE… Read More The Bedroom Tax