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Hitler youth in modern UK?

Denounce your teachers!Early last year a new group started making waves in UK. An American far right import, Turning Point UK (not to be confused with the social care charity of similar name) set its sights on influencing British domestic politics. The alt-right offshoot spared no expense in promoting its cynical message to British youth, […]

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A little history: Alfred the Great (849 – 899)

In 872, when Alfred was only 23 he succeeded his brother, Aethelred as King of Wessex. Shortly after this he embarked upon his famous retreat into the Marshes, complete with implausible stories about burnt cakes. The war with Guthrum’s invading Vikings was brutal and bloody but eventually, a combination of Saxon courage and Alfred’s strategy […]

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Inequality (but in a good way)

I’ll be drummed out of the tree-huggers,  yoghurt-knitters and snowflake breeders union before you can say “Corduroy jacket with leather elbow patches

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Gutted!

Let’s hold these Tories to account

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An interview with Jill Perry, Green party candidate

Jill Perry is the Green party’s parliamentary candidate for Workington

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Ian Lavery speaks 2

Here he speaks about his passion for social justice and lays out some of Labour’s plans.

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Jules’ story

My childhood friend, we’ll call her Jules