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Remembering The ‘Good War’

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As the march from the populist right wing is sweeping the Middle East and now Europe, on this day of all days we should look to the generation that saved us from fascism, racism, colonialism and sexism. As Putin rampages across mature democracies financing divisive groups like UKIP, France’s National Front and Wikileaks no wonder […]

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….Lest We Forget

Anthem For Doomed Youth What passing-bells for these who die as cattle? Only the monstrous anger of the guns. Only the stuttering rifles’ rapid rattle Can patter out their hasty orisons. No mockeries now for them; no prayers nor bells; Nor any voice of mourning save the choirs, The shrill, demented choirs of wailing shells; […]

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