Remember Peterloo

Posted on Aug 16, 2016 in Britain | Comments Off on Remember Peterloo

  Today 16th August marks the 197th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre at St Peters Field in Manchester. As once again in Britain workers rights and their ability to organise and strike are being attacked we should remember Peterloo, one of the darkest days in Manchester’s history it is a milestone in our hard fought […]

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Black Muslim Immigrant steals Olympic Gold Medal

Posted on Aug 14, 2016 in Britain | Comments Off on Black Muslim Immigrant steals Olympic Gold Medal

There has been outrage among Daly Mail and Daily Express readers and reports of dangerously high blood pressure readings after a black Muslim Immigrant called Mohammed stole a Team GB Olympic Gold Medal. Doctors said that the blood pressure readings were concerning as the readers were largely elderly with impaired brain function. The very black […]

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Bloody Foreigners

Posted on Jul 3, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Bloody Foreigners

This weekend, Europe commemorates the Battle of the Somme, and by extension, the 17 million people who died in World War I. Within 20 years, the Maginot Line would succeed the Hindenburg Line in maps and imaginations. Another generation of Europeans would die in the Marne, Verdun. Incredibly moving scenes here at Waterloo as hundreds […]

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The Legacy of Byzantium

Posted on May 29, 2016 in latest | one comment

The 29th May 1453 is the most momentous date in the history of Western Civilisation in the second Millennium of the modern age. That is the date which marks the end of the Middle Ages, the beginning of the Renaissance and the beginning of the Age of Discovery where the search for an alternative sea […]

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Larbi Ben M’hidi and French Civilisation

Posted on Mar 3, 2016 in latest | 2 comments

Mohammed Larbi Ben M’hidi, a prominent leader of the Algerian war of independence, was tortured to death by the French on 3-4 March 1957. French General Marcel Bigeard, said of Ben M’hidi:  “If I had 10 men like him amongst my troops, I would have conquered the world”. He was tortured and murdered by the […]

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The Fascists in Spain

Posted on Mar 2, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on The Fascists in Spain

42 years ago today, at 9:20 am on 2 March 1974, the execution by garrotte of Salvador Puig Antich, 25-year-old anarchist, began in a cell at La Modelo (The Model) Prison in Barcelona despite a widespread international campaign to spare his life. It took him almost 20 minutes to die, as the medieval device slowly […]

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Sophie Scholl and the White Rose Group

Posted on Feb 21, 2016 in latest | 19 comments

Seventy three years ago Hans and Sophie Scholl and Christoph Probst were guillotined by the Nazis in Munich for bravely opposing the Fascist Tyranny. Named after a Spanish novel (Rosa Blanco). The Group coordinated efforts on Campus for Civil Rights and Opposition to Nazi policies. Among their efforts on campus were weekly discussion groups, painting […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day

Posted on Jan 25, 2016 in latest | one comment

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year. It’s a time for everyone to pause to remember the millions of people who have been murdered or whose lives have been changed beyond recognition during the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. On HMD we can honour […]

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Wedding of the Year announced

Posted on Jan 12, 2016 in latest | one comment

It’s not all gloom and doom this morning, you know! Love and hope springs eternal as the Wedding of the Year is announced! It would be a hard person who was not reduced to hysterical laughter at probably the most passionate affair since Aristotle Onassis and Jackie Kennedy! Looking forward to all the intrusive Paparazzi […]

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Hypatia – A women murdered by Christian fanatics

Posted on Dec 28, 2015 in latest | 3 comments

“Fables should be taught as fables, myths as myths, and miracles as poetic fantasies. To teach superstitions as truths is a most terrible thing. The child mind accepts and believes them, and only through great pain and perhaps tragedy can he be in after years relieved of them.” — Greek philosopher and teacher Hypatia of […]

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The Eagle On London

Schools to Prison on the Tube

Posted on Aug 24, 2018 in latest | 15 comments

Happy Birthday Karl Marx

Posted on May 5, 2018 in latest | 18 comments

Millicent Fawcett

Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in latest | Comments Off on Millicent Fawcett

Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in latest | Comments Off on Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

The Eagle on Ireland

The Longest Day

Posted on Jun 21, 2019 in Ireland | Comments Off on The Longest Day

Bloomsday 2019

Posted on Jun 16, 2019 in Dublin | Comments Off on Bloomsday 2019

My Old Man

Posted on Jun 16, 2019 in Dublin | Comments Off on My Old Man

An Irish song for May Day!

Posted on May 1, 2019 in Ireland | Comments Off on An Irish song for May Day!