Category "War and imperialism"

Migrants abandoned at sea

Migrants abandoned at sea

We have heard about the horror of the drowning of people in the Mediterranean.  But this is not something new that has happened in the last week, in the last year or few years.  For well over a decade hundreds, [...]

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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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The Russian far right

The Russian far right

The current crisis in Ukraine has, among other things, highlighted the issue of nationalism in the former soviet republics, and in particular extreme right nationalism. The politics of the Euromaidan movement, which toppled President Yanukovich are overwhelmingly those of Ukrainian [...]

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Calais – No one is illegal

Calais – No one is illegal

People have been seeing surprising pictures in the papers and on our TV screens of migrants trying to storm ferries to Britain in Calais. What people have not been seeing is the violence suffered by migrants in Calais, especially over [...]

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Ukraine – the ceasefire must hold

Ukraine – the ceasefire must hold

The situation in Ukraine has turned dramatically to the worse since the article in the last issue of The Project. A ceasefire in June held only for a few days. Since then the conflict between the Kiev government’s forces, aided [...]

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