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Lancashire lad
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Lancashire lad

I remember growing up in Radcliffe, in Lancashire. A small industrial town, with hundreds of chimneys belching smoke over the valley. None remain now. Steve Latham The cotton industry has collapsed. Our temporary historical blip, of imperial protection, has been replaced by global capitalism, and the terminal decline of British […]

Child soldiers… a deadly game
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Child soldiers… a deadly game

More than 300,000 children worldwide are recruited and become victims of armed conflict.  Their innocence means that they are easy to manipulate and control.  They are treated as soldiers, spies, ammunition porters or as sexual objects. . Ramón Alabau . “The girls were also raped by Al Shabab.  One of […]