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Guns for the dictators

Most of the authoritarian regimes in the Arab world not only have a warm relationship with Western governments, they are also good friends with arms manufacturers and oil firms.

The big society: a dystopian view

In his speech setting out plans for welfare reform, David Cameron says he is passionate about creating a new culture of responsibility in his Big Society. Doncaster residents disagree.

Remembering Malcolm X

Malcolm XMalcolm X was assassinated on 21 February 1965. This video is from his appearance at an Oxford debate in 1964.

  • Category: Video

Cuts Leave Women At Real Risk

Joy SmallDomestic violence means women and children living in fear and suffering significant emotional and physical harm. But despite this local councils are decimating domestic violence services.

  • Written by Laura Woods
  • Category: Opinion

Arts and the Cuts Part III: Art and welfare

The idea of 'the art world' has become familiar, but in reality it is a divided world, joined at the hip yet diametrically opposed. The third part in this series looks at the connection between arts funding and the welfare state.

Egypt 2011: what sort of revolution is this?

With the overthrow of dictator Hosni Mubarak on 11 February 2011, the Egyptian uprising became a successful revolution. The question now is ‘what sort of revolution is this?’

  • Written by Neil Faulkner
  • Category: Analysis

Secret Diary of a Waitress - Managers

Would we still need managers in a Communist society? Probably, but it would be goodbye to workplace stress, bullying and people picking over your work for the sake of having something to do.

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