Amnesty International held a British national conference at Nottingham this past weekend; I didn’t go, but Tilly did. Continue reading “Chagos”
“Shakespeare Explains the 2016 Election” was the title of an Oct. 8 opinion article Continue reading “Maligned King Richard”
Yesterday, forty-three empty chairs faced the Mexican embassy in London, mutely reproaching the government for hiding the truth about forty-three disappeared young men.
That was the simplest and commonest version of the placards held up by the folk marching through London yesterday from Hyde Park to Parliament Square.
Prohibition of alcoholic drinks was attempted in the United States from 1920 to 1933 and was abandoned because it not only failed but caused a huge surge in violent crime and human tragedy.
The War on Drugs was started in 1914 (by an obsessive racist named Harry Anslinger),
The London Marathon, and then May Day. In the big city, it’s certainly easier to be at happenings.
We decided to get to the great rally, Continue reading “May Day”
This is the water across which the refugees are swarming from the Middle East into Europe.
This makes me so angry I can hardly speak. Continue reading “Another reason to be vegetarian”
April is the sweetest month, especially in Mediterranean lands. Continue reading “Armenian centenary”