From the daily archives:

Friday, March 7, 2014

The A-Z of World Politics #P: Poland

March 7, 2014

With a population of nearly 40 million, Poland is  by a distance the most populous of the former Soviet bloc countries of Eastern Europe, with a population almost double of that of second placed Romania.  Poland is also comfortably the most religiously observant country in the European Union.  The Catholic church is not only a […]

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Mr East Goes To The Movies 2014: Bastards

March 7, 2014

Claire Denis is one of the finest directors currently working.  Her last two films were near masterpieces.  The beautiful tale of a working class father/daughter relationship that was 35 Shots of Rum and White Material, the West African set tale of a colonial coffee plantation family coming to terms with the political realities of independence […]

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Fusilier Rigby, Whole Life Tariffs And The Usual Lack Of Debate

March 7, 2014

By Guest Blogger, ‘Nice Guy’ Eddie Kaye “We build jails for people we’re afraid of, and fill them with people we’re mad at.” Not as you may think the words of a namby-pamby, wishy-washy, bleeding heart, Guardian reading liberal. The one thing that never ceases to amaze me about political life is that once in […]

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Better Together?

March 7, 2014
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