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Richard is a freelance journalist and political activist living in London.

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The Tory Government's Agenda of Privatisation Is increasingly Orwellian, Nonsensical and Spells Trouble

(0) Comments | Posted August 12, 2013 | 11:27 AM

Over the course of the last few months and years we've seen a culture-of almost dare I say it-'institutional corruption' embedded at the very heart of our political and public institutions, gradually revealed like a retreating tide, leaving in its wake an ugly but necessary truth to face.

Our political...

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Con-Dem Policies May Provoke More Civil Unrest - But Don't Blame the Victims of Austerity for It

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2013 | 8:02 PM

Hundreds of people made their way to the centre of London on Saturday afternoon marking the first Saturday since the news of Margaret Thatcher's death was announced.

On Wednesday we will see Thatcher given a state funeral, funded by the tax payer, with David Cameron desperately hoping that he will...

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Liberal Media's Crocodile Tears for Thatcher Reflects Disconnect Between Political Elite and Ordinary People

(0) Comments | Posted April 11, 2013 | 10:01 PM

One of my earliest memories is of making Nelson Mandela a birthday card. Under the instruction of my mother I remember being aware that this was a person who was loved and important but without really understanding why. I must have been about five years old at the time.

At...

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We Need to Be Seeking Regime Change Here in the UK - Nevermind Iran

(1) Comments | Posted April 4, 2013 | 8:14 PM

There is a dangerous mythology that exists about Iran, and which refuses to go away. It is irresponsibly perpetuated by many in the media, reminiscent of the Neo-Con propaganda which we became familiar with in the run up the illegal invasion of Iraq in 2003.

It's the kind of mythology...

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Accusations of Foul Play in Battle for Croydon North as By-election Day Looms

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2012 | 10:13 PM

Just two weeks ago, the Croydon North by election was described by the Labour party as a "two horse race" supposedly between themselves and the Conservative party.

Maybe that's how things will turn out, but the last few days saw betting suspended for Lee Jasper, the Respect...

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Labour Show Signs of Nerves Over 'Safe' Seat of Croydon North as By-election Draws Nearer

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2012 | 1:44 AM

The by-election for Croydon North is beginning to heat up as the big day approaches.

In a significant and predictable move, this week the Labour party will send some key MPs to campaign for their candidate Steve Reed - and it isn't because Labour are worried about the Conservative party.

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While Operation 'Pillar of Defence' Echoes Operation 'Cast Lead', the Media Distort Reality

(0) Comments | Posted November 15, 2012 | 12:55 AM

Over the last few days, the Israeli government has initiated a new wave of attacks on the people of Gaza, killing 9 civilians. Children are among the people that have been killed as a result.

But if you were to asses the mainstream media, you would think that the...

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If Labour Ignore the Lesson of Bradford West It May Cost Them at the Croydon North By-election

(3) Comments | Posted November 11, 2012 | 11:24 AM

There's a by-election taking place at the end of this month, in the parliamentary constituency of Croydon North.

The election, which is being held following the death of Labour MP Malcolm Wicks, has the potential to be a more closely fought battle than Labour might realise.

Interestingly, last weekend,...

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