When Germany was on its last legs and the Red Army was closing around Berlin, a peculiar phenomenon took place and a large number of Germans committed suicide for fear of falling into the hands of the Red Army. In a way, it was inevitable as they expected retribution for their conduct in Russia
Danger in Relaxing Rules.
2021 sees the centenary of the gerrymandered statelet of Northern Ireland.
Civil War in Labour Now a Very Real Possibility?
The Irish Republican Socialist Party was founded in 1974. It follows in the revolutionary tradition of Wolfe Tone, Karl Marx, Frederich Engels, VI Lenin, and James Connolly. In Ireland's many areas of abject poverty, the IRSP carry out much-needed community work helping out the meek of the earth.
Government Voted Against Extending Free School Meals.
Private 'Zoom' Call.
Sky News Appearance of Culture Secretary, Oliver Dowden.
Even if Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street, Brexit is cancelled and Covid 19 vanishes demographic changes make Independence inevitable. Divisions in the YES movement could prevent independence in the next few years.
Starmer not throwing a lifeline to Boris anymore.
Immigration, Migration and Asylum a Big Issue in UK.
Sir Keir: His part in Boris' Apparent Downfall.
Furlough Scheme: Running out soon.
Victory Day parade in Russia is a big event. It commemorates the victory of Russia in WW II. The parade this year has been delayed because of the coronavirus and would be held on 24 June 2020. The Indian Army which played a significant part in the defeat of the Axis powers will march in Moscow
Crumlin Road Gaol, known locally as The Crum, or HMP Belfast, as its official title proclaims, is situated unsurprisingly, on the city-centre end of north Belfast's Crumlin Road. It was built in Victorian times, by the architect Charles Lanyon, who also designed Kilmainham Gaol, in Dublin and QUB
The period known as The Troubles lasted from 1969 to the late 1990s. The conflict was at it's most ferocious during the 1970s and contrary to shallow media analysis which depicted it as an inter-tribal dispute, in reality, it was a national liberation struggle borne out of a denial of civil rights.
The Shankill Butchers were the most prolific serial killers in UK legal history. It is only recently that it has become widely accepted that state forces, at the very least, were only too aware of their deeds and identities, as the continued their carnage
Mickey Devine helped found the Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) in Derry in 1975. Mickey was the tenth and last of the H-block Hunger Strike, laying down his young life on 20 August 1981. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam
Hopefully, this short, humble article will go some way to demystify the seemingly endless amount of Irish political acronyms. A working-knowledge of acronyms often painted on walls in working-class areas will give visitors a sound indication of whether they are in either Republican or Loyalist areas
Libertarians, if you want to wean your friends off socialism explain that without a vibrant market economy nothing else is possible. The Nordics already know this.
'Child of the 20th Century', the London & North Eastern Railway, along with the other three new UK mainland railway companies came about as a result of post- World War I politics. Government felt safety was an issue with pre-War companies who might not be able to cope with technological progress
Elected to lead the Labour Party in September 2015 Jeremy Corbyn has endured a series of attacks and some from within his own party. Could this man be the best political leader for the country at this time or will he lead the U.K. down a disastrous path?
Born in the North Riding of Yorkshire in 1926 to a farming couple, Hannah Hauxwell would experience the seasonal extremes of life in the Northern Pennines. Bereft of first her father then mother and uncle, she was faced with making do with no mod cons to ease a harsh existence from the age of 35
Mark Meechan (Count Dankula) has recently been convicted of "grossly offensive" hate speech after posting a video of his girlfriend's dog carrying out the Nazi salute. Will this case set a horrifying precedent for future convictions of hate speech in the UK, a grey area that remains very ambiguous?
Brief overview of Eurovision and why it was created after the 2nd world war as a tool to promote peace in Europe; the longest running live annual TV event, with audiences of over half billion people.
This article is about 5 major reasons why Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the most dangerous man in Europe and what the US can do about him.
How is it so often, that it's the privileged who turn against the class and system that nurtured them? Here's a tale of four such young men, recruited to a cause dedicated to defeating their peers...
This article is about the way US President Barack Obama defended the way he handled the crisis in Ukraine following the annexation of Crimea. What should the US do in the future with Russia?
We all know what European leaders have told us in the news, but what is the truth behind this disappearance?