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Historical take on EU paints disturbing picture

Disillusioned with the standard of debate over the pros and cons of the UK staying in or leaving the European Union, local historian Heather Grief decided to bring a historical approach to the case. She found plenty to concern her.

Posted 07:02 Saturday, Jun 18, 2016 In: Politics Tags: de Gaulle ERM EU European Free Trade Area France George Eustice Germany Greece Heather Grief Hitler Italy Kaiser Bill League of Nations Mussolini Napoleon Nigel Lawson Spain Sweden Syrians Ted Heath Yugoslavia

Last week I went to the Greek island of Lesvos. I went because a friend of mine had been at the end of last year and related her experience of working as a volunteer. I was not sure what to expect and on the small aeroplane from Athens to the island I became nervous. HOT’s Bev Francis writes.

Posted 14:59 Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 In: The HOT Planet Tags: Afghan Hill Better Days Bev Francis Clowns Without Borders Greece Homs Lesvos Island Moria refugee camps refugees The Dirty Girls The Lighthouse Camp
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A midsummer madness

Sean O’ Shea reflects on some of the stereotyping and stigmatisation that has characterised much of the coverage of the Labour Party leadership election, highlights the democratic deficit and speculates on the prospects of a progressive alliance against austerity.

Posted 09:51 Sunday, Aug 9, 2015 In: SOS Tags: democracy Greece Jereny Corbyn Labour party participatory economics. Noam Chomsky Podemos socialism Spain Syriza
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