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Forty Years Ago - A country on the brink of economic collapse

Forty years ago in 1975 , the then Labour prime minister Harold Wilson was warned that Britain’s economy faced “possible wholesale domestic liquidation” according to cabinet papers released in 2005. 253 more words

Politics & Campaigning

How to Become a More Compelling Public Speaker.

I’m sure we’ve all heard the famous quote, “It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it”.

Have you ever wondered how certain people can say something very plain yet make it sound interesting and exciting? 380 more words


Thatcher government plans to deport Hong Kong people to Northern Ireland

This video from Mauritius says about itself:

Demonstration against UK occupation over Chagos

Event: Peaceful march
Date: Wednesday, 7 April, 2010
March co-ordinator: LALIT

To put on the agenda once again the original demands for full decolonization, the re-unification of Mauritius, for…

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Human Rights

Bye bye, Margaret Thatcher Square in Madrid, Spain?

This 24 September 2014 video from Spain is called Juventud SIN Futuro rebautiza la Plaza Margaret Thatcher. Unemployed Spanish youths replaced the ‘Plaza Margaret Thatcher’ signs with new ones saying “Plaza de la Juventud Exiliada” (Exiled Youth.) 656 more words

Human Rights

The politics of the bland leading the bland?

The current Labour Party leadership contest and for that matter, the continuing leadership of the Conservative Party both highlight the way in which the politics of the bland reigns triumphant in the UK. 620 more words

Politics & Campaigning