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Innocent victims
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Innocent victims

The romanticized depiction of war shows gallant young soldiers bravely fighting for freedom or democracy for their country. However comforting this image may be, it is a far cry from the gruesome realities of war. One of the realities of war most overlooked is that of the children in occupied […]

Community takes action
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Community takes action

While the planned cuts in public services are causing families and individuals alike to wonder how they will be affected, one North London borough rallies together to save jobs and nurseries. “We don’t have to guess,” says the Hackney Alliance to Defend Public Services (HATPDS) regarding how the cuts will […]

Figuring out the new politics
Struggles

Figuring out the new politics

The recent student protests have captured the attention of the media, the government and the people and deeply changed the way people are viewing the Tory government. For instance, many now believe that the cuts being made in various areas of social welfare may be stoppable. The question remains, however, […]

No ifs, no buts…
Struggles

No ifs, no buts…

Attendance was lower than expected at one of last week’s EMA protests, in contrast to the immense support seen at other such events, but neither low numbers nor the constant drizzle of rain dampened the spirit of the protesters. Text and photos: Nicole Black “We’re just a country, we don’t […]

In the Context of Permanent War
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In the Context of Permanent War

On the 29th and 30th of January, the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign (SPSC) will be hosting a conference to be held at St Georges West Centre in Edinburgh. The event will be focused on “Palestine in the Context of the Drive to Permanent War,” on relations between Israel and Palestine […]