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Worth Reading 171: Titanium dioxide

Hopefully coming out before the election, otherwise some of these may look quite dated… There’s nothing new about nationalism – Naomi Lloyd-Jones in History Today on the parallels between this election and the political fighting over Irish nationalism in the 1880s. A Very…

#whynotjointhelabourparty

After all, they’re a modern, progressive and liberal party, the party of the metropolitan elite, the one with all the forward-thinking ideas. A truly internationalist party you might say, one that looks outward to the world and has a positive attitude towards it……

Worth Reading 146: The end of Carthage

A Rape on Campus: A Brutal Assault and Struggle for Justice at UVA – Be warned, this story does describe some pretty horrible incidents, but it’s worth reading for the exposure of how rape culture is permitted by institutional power. On Countering The…

Worth Reading 122: Let’s build a wall

How did the First World War actually end? – Paul Mason explains some of the causes of history, and how our accounts of the war are often missing out the social and labour movements that were very important in it. The Fake Sheikh…

We could have been anything that we wanted to be

We could’ve been anything we wanted to be But don’t it make your heart glad That we decided, a fact we take pride in We became the best at being bad If you don’t know it, it’s from Bugsy Malone, but for me…

2010 General Election Diary Day 25: Silver Nemesis Of The Dog Whistles

Firstly, a musical interlude: Well, that’s cleared all the lingering dog whistles from last night. For more on this, and to save me just echoing everything she wrote, go and read what Jennie has to say. Just think, this time next week it’ll…

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