Category "November (featured)"

Russia and the return of class struggle

Russia and the return of class struggle

President Putin celebrated his 62nd birthday on Tuesday 7 October. Kirill, the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia, head of the Russian Orthodox Church, congratulated him and gave him special thanks for his “care for the spiritual condition of the [...]

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Haunted by Andrei Zhdanov

Haunted by Andrei Zhdanov

A month ago Western Australian Opera opted to withdraw performances of Carmen at the Opera House in Sydney because they feared that the setting of Georges Bizet’s opera in a cigarette factory might clash with the opera company’s sponsorship by [...]

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Review: Pride

Review: Pride

Review of the film “Pride” (Pathe Films, UK, Cert 15) by Dave Lewis (former member of London Lesbians & Gays Support the Miners 1984/85). Image copyright Colin Clews, www.gayinthe80s.com __________________________________________________________________________________ Pride tells one of the many thousands of overlooked stories from the [...]

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Legend of the Dead Soldier

Legend of the Dead Soldier

And when the war reached its final spring With no hint of a pause for breath The soldier did the logical thing And died a hero’s death. The war however was far from over, And the Kaiser thought it a crime That his soldier should be [...]

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