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Film review: Spirit of ’45

The Spirit of ’45, directed by Ken Loach Katrine Williams, president of Cardiff Trades Council and Wales chair for the PCS civil service union, reviews Ken Loach’s new film, the Spirit of ’45, which opens on 15 March. This film is a documentary, interviewing people who remember the mass movement […]

Review: The Second World War, by Antony Beevor

The second world war for global power The Nobel Peace Prize was last year awarded to the European Union for its role in “transforming most of Europe from a continent of war to a continent of peace”. European Council president, Herman Van Rompuy, extravagantly claimed that the EU is the […]

Profits source of horsemeat scandal

Over the last few months, the media have been covering the issue of horsemeat in beef products. A fraud investigation is currently underway to find the culprits, but as more tests are being announced, it’s becoming clear that this is not a one-off incidence, but a widespread practice. Retailers and […]

Stink of corruption in football

  Liverpool FC Champions League victory over Debrecen alleged to be fixed The recent revelations surrounding a massive campaign of match fixing involving more than 400 players, match officials and senior club staff should come as no surprise. This scandal is the latest dreadful example of how corruption and greed […]