From the daily archives:

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Dilemmas of a Liberal Non-Interventionist

August 12, 2014

Of all of us here at Allthatsleft I am probably the one who is most instinctively against western interventionism. So far as I can see it more likely than not ends in disaster even where the motives are good. And we need to be frank that the motives rarely are good or even disinterested. Indeed […]

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#920: 1980, The Clash, The Call Up

August 12, 2014

It is day 5 of our anti-war songs theme week.   Whereas all of the other songs chosen so far have been inspired by specific wars, today’s pick is one that has in its sights, war generally, capturing both the permanency of war and how it rests upon a willingness of a populace to fight for […]

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Abandoned by the Coalition Part 2: Those dependent upon State Education

August 12, 2014

I am a governor at little Ryan, Iorweth and Declan’s school – it is a wonderful village primary school with a wonderful head teacher and great ethos and super staff. It has been well run, and, yes, I accept that, socio-economically it may not be in the most challenging of locations, but it is testament […]

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