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The Scottish Socialist Party 1999-2007: One Big Activist University…

Twenty years ago, the Scottish Parliament reconvened after 300 years. That election for me, was an election that showed that radical politics COULD make a difference as the Greens and the new Scottish Socialist Party made, what were at the time, surprising and ground shaking breakthroughs.   One idea, one seed of change germinated and broke […]

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Age of Anger: Notes on the new politics of ressentiment

Photo reproduced without permission- owner, please contact Ungagged 1. Those attracted to the politics of ressentiment often have some basis for their feeling of victimhood; they have experienced oppression, do not feel they fit in with mainstream society, and therefore politics.  They perceive a gap between the world in how they experience it, and how […]

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“We Just Want People to Listen to the Science…”- June Podcast Pt2

Available FREE  on iTunes and Podbean We have three individual pods in our part 2 for June. Nathália Urban – About her application for settled status in the UK and all the hoops she had to jump to have her visa granted. Rachael Horwitz – Telling us of her visit to Crete and her impressions of the place […]

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There ain’t no party like a Brexit Party, unless you’re a homosexual or an immigrant

The former Conservative Shadow Home Secretary and Brexit Party MEP Ann Widdecombe has caused a stooshie after appearing on Sky News on 2 June. Whilst being challenged about her views on ‘gay conversion’ therapy live on Sophy Ridge on Sunday, Widdecombe came out with “science may produce an answer at some stage” to homosexuality. Yes, […]

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Áurea Carolina speaks out: “Brazil has become an even more threatening country for those who fight for their rights.”

Interview of Áurea Carolina by Nathália Urban (@UrbanNathalia) The world is aware of the absurdity and outbursts of Jair Bolsonaro’s government, but perhaps people do not know that many of their mistaken decisions are facing strong resistance, mainly in the Chamber of Deputies. One of the main voices of this resistance is Deputy Áurea Carolina, […]