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Godot and Welfare Reform

Godot and Welfare Reform

The Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh celebrates its 50th birthday this year with a season of stellar work. It has been launched with a production of the most significant English language play of the twentieth century,  Samuel Beckett’s ‘ Waiting for Godot’, produced by retiring director, Mark Thomson,

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Bias At the BBC

Bias At the BBC

Such was the outrage, felt by YES supporters at the overt bias in BBC reporting of issues in the Referendum  , that hundreds protested last June outside the Corporation’s Glasgow headquarters on the Clyde.  The much vaunted principle of political impartiality had gone missing in the BBC News

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Alex Salmond – A Burning Issue

Alex Salmond – A Burning Issue

The eccentric people of Lewes in Sussex burned an effigy of the First Minister, Alex Salmond, on Bonfire Night last week. Various media apologists assured us that this was just good fun and that many other ‘weel kent’ faces have suffered a similar fate on previous occasions.

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Boris and Class Action

Boris and Class Action

  It’s been open season on the working class since the Tories and Lib-Dems came to power. Cameron has carried on with assaults on the trade unions, our representatives, where Thatcher and Major left off. Not that Blair did much to redress the balance. Capitalist employers are

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