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The Revisionist website

January 18th, 2018

Therevisionist.org.uk by Lilian Pizzichini

I am the editor of a new website that I hope will pick up the books and ideas that fall off the pages of mainstream media. […]

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Carillion collapse spells system failure

January 15th, 2018

The collapse of Carillion and the threat to thousands of jobs worldwide is not just an indictment of the infamous public-private partnership model beloved of UK governments for the last 30 years. It […]

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A democratic revolution can unite for and against Brexit voters

January 5th, 2018

Is the alternative to Brexit simply the UK remaining a member state of the European Union? Or is there a case for a more imaginative and democratic option that could appeal to both leavers and remainers?

It’s worth asking these […]

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How the 1% protect their wealth at our expense

December 18th, 2017

Early in 2016 it was the Panama Papers, then, late […]

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Bitcoin fever could spark new crash

December 9th, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

In less than a year the price of a Bitcoin has soared from less than $1,000 to $17,000 (almost $20,000 at one point). […]

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Making a mark in Deal

December 8th, 2017

Deal, in Kent’s far east, has managed to preserve its largely isolated and unspoilt nature. It remains a working fishing town with a picturesque old quarter, barracks and a forbidding Tudor castle, all strung along a shingle beach.

Like other […]

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Achieving Catalonia’s right to self-determination

November 30th, 2017

Catalan political leaders and activists remain locked up in jail in Madrid, awaiting trial on sedition, rebellion and misuse of funds.

Carles Puigdemont, the president of Catalonia, is in Belgium fighting extradition. Catalonia’s Parliament remains closed and the region’s ministries […]

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Deepening crisis in the Irish state

November 29th, 2017

The resignation (28/11/17) of Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister (Tainiste) Frances Fitzgerald TD, for failure to address massive police corruption, marks a deepening political crisis in the 26-County Irish State. It has also opened a small but revealing window on […]

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Hammond reboots austerity at our expense

November 23rd, 2017

Things are going to get harder, and harder and harder.

So said Paul Johnson, director of the Institute for Fiscal […]

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One man’s quest for the truth

November 16th, 2017

This is the story not just about the artefacts of a revolution, but about one man’s dedicated struggle to restore the truth of what happened in the Soviet Union during and after 1917.

David King, who died last year, was […]

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In Tory Britain, the only certainty is uncertainty itself

November 13th, 2017

The break-up of the Tory government is more than just a crisis of a party that lost its majority, with many preferring a genuinely warm person like Jeremy Corbyn instead of a robotic prime minister.

Corbyn promised an end to […]

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Challenging perceptions of Lenin

November 13th, 2017

On the Woodstock Road into Oxford lies one of the most renowned of England’s public schools – St Edward’s (or Teddies).  Its Victorian quadrangle and chapel exude privilege and establishment values.

But here’s a surprise. Celebrating its tenth anniversary – […]

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