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Anarchists, It Is Our Duty To Vote In Elections

As election fever reaches its sweaty, unbearable heights in both the UK with the coming General Election, and in the US as Hilary Clinton officially announces her campaign to run for Presidency, we are faced with the age old anarchist dilemma: To vote or not to vote. 3,333 more words

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Has Progress Stalled At Anfield?

There are two things that drive me to write about Liverpool, the first is optimism, and the second is frustration. As you can imagine, after limping out of the FA Cup this is a piece very firmly inspired by the latter. 1,145 more words

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Why Does Nepal Continue To Be Ranked As One Of The World's Least Developed Countries?

By all accounts Nepal seems to be a country making little-to-no progress. Thomas Bell recently labelled the phenomenon “Nepal’s failed development” in an article posted… 1,933 more words

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Hezbollah, Assad and Syria's Uncertain Future

The recent decision from The White House to remove Hezbollah from the terror list, coupled with statements from John Kerry regarding possible future negotiations with Bashar al-Assad, should worry and enrage us all. 737 more words

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What Is Progress?

As defined by the Oxford dictionary, progress is: “development towards an improved or more advanced condition.” Merriam-Webster defines it as: “the process of improving or developing something over a period of time” or, more concisely, “gradual betterment.” 1,013 more words

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A Century On and Nothing Has Changed

To continue a theme of uploading dated passages of texts with modern usages, here is an absolute gem from Woodrow Wilson in 1912.

Spoken on the campaign trail over a century ago, these words are, unfortunately, as relevant now as they were then. 139 more words

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Despite Natalie Bennett's Fumbling, The Money Is Available

Following Natalie Bennett’s car crash interview last month, I have decided to compile a list of get out clauses (for want of a better phrase) that she, or any member of the Green party, can freely use when backed into a corner on the issue of funding policies. 2,732 more words

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