Alex Poppe writes of her experiences in Kurdistan, Iraq where she taught English, on the alienation and social exclusion that leads to radicalisation. Just know that I am with you. Every stream, every lake, every field and river. In the… Read More ›
By Mike Small In May 1997 Robin Cook attempted to launch an ‘ethical foreign policy’ for Britain. He wrote: “I invite you today to work together with us in a joint project to make Britain once again a force for… Read More ›
TEN YEARS AFTER (Iraq – A Beach Walk) An Easterly blows in from the Baltic a Russian wind on a Caithness shore I raise my hand to touch the Atlantic the ocean surges through a thirl door the crystal nails… Read More ›
“This conflict is not yet history. It is entrenched and pervasive. In major regions of the country armed violence continues to exact a remorseless toll on human life – young and old, male and female – across society.”
Just as Brown materialised in fits and starts out of the glaur, Scottish Labour seems to be appearing like some sort of political miasma drifting forth but without any real substance. Gray announced he would resign immediately after the SNP won its overall majority at Holyrood in May, but the new Labour leader will not be in place until 17 December. If Brown was the Undead of British Zombie politics Scottish Labour are the Unborn.