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Greenpeace is a movement of people who are passionate about defending the natural world from destruction. Our vision is a greener, healthier andmore peaceful planet, one that can sustain life for generations to come. We are independent. We don’t accept any funding from governments, corporations or political parties – our work is funded by ordinary people. That

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Was the Second World War a war for democracy?

Issue 67 of INTERNATIONAL SOCIALISM JOURNAL Published Summer 1995 Copyright © International Socialism

 

CHRIS BAMBERY

For the overwhelming majority of those who fought in the Second World War, it was a war for democracy. Whatever their own experiences, the newsreel footage they saw in 1945 as the concentration camps were liberated meant that until the end of their lives they believed that Britain's war with Nazi Germany was a 'just war'. That contrasted with the experiences of those

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Winston Churchill's Terrible Leadership Failure

 

Winston Churchill is often hailed as the model of a great leader, but a hundred years ago this month, in the early days of World War I, his leadership was dreadful. As Britain’s lord of admiralty (secretary of the navy), he made the fateful decision to attack Turkey on its Dardanelles coast, specifically at Gallipoli. The eight-and-a-half-month-long battle involved a total of about a million men on both sides, of whom nearly one half became casualties. The

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Winston Churchill's Terrible Leadership Failure

 

Winston Churchill is often hailed as the model of a great leader, but a hundred years ago this month, in the early days of World War I, his leadership was dreadful. As Britain’s lord of admiralty (secretary of the navy), he made the fateful decision to attack Turkey on its Dardanelles coast, specifically at Gallipoli. The eight-and-a-half-month-long battle involved a total of about a million men on both sides, of whom nearly one half became casualties. The

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ASSANGE REFUSED BAIL - JUDGE YE NOT THOSE UNCONVICTED OF A CRIME - GOD HELP THE JUDICIARY IF ASSANGE DIES IN PRISON

Julian Assange denied bail by London court

 
Julian Assange denied bail by London court
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been denied bail by a London court after his lawyers argued that the Covid-19 pandemic posed a serious threat to his health in light of his pre-existing conditions.

Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled that the global pandemic "does not provide grounds" for Assange's release.


The judge also cited

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YANKS ARE OVER THERE - THAT IS WHERE THEY WANTED TO BE - WE STAYED AND BUILT A COMMONWEALTH - AUSTRALIA OR AMERICA - YOU JUDGE ?

 

 
 

Editorial

What is happening to Assange is an injustice

 

ANY innocent still possessed of the illusion that the British legal system is the impartial instrument of justice should get down to Belmarsh prison on the windswept Thames estuary first thing in the morning and stand in line for one of the very few public seats in this prison-house courtroom.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2020

If lucky enough to gain

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The Global Crisis in Credibility

 

Orwell’s Essay on Politics and the English Language is more important than ever

 

By: Murray Hunter

Despite an earlier perception that the current Millennium would herald a new Age of Enlightenment, with the emerging Internet as a potentially open, egalitarian platform, the ability to gain access to accurate information on which to base democracy is under attack as never before. 

On the one side is the increasing ability of governments

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BBC IS STILL REPEATING MISTAKES - STOP TRYING TO CONDITION THE VIEWERS, MIXING NEWS AND PROPAGANDA AND PROVIDING A POLITICAL ESTABLISHMENT CIRCUS

Britons furious over BBC licence fee hike ‘Should be paying US to watch!’

BRITONS are furious at the BBC for hiking the price of a TV licence despite cutting more than 600 jobs and forcing viewers over the age of 75 to pay for for one.

PUBLISHED: 20:39, Mon, Feb 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 22:22, Mon, Feb 3, 2020

BBC licence fee: Expert reveals ‘red herring’ in debate

 

The BBC announced today the licence fee

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What is the role of the individual in history?

 
 

What is the role of the individual in history?

Marxists maintain that while individuals cannot change the objective course of history at will, the individual can at times play a major role, says the MARX MEMORIAL LIBRARY

IF YOU’RE an older person it’s likely that the history you had at school was primarily a list of dates of kings, queens and (old) prime

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