Category : History

Orbán’s grip over Hungary threatens its membership of the EU

It seems that Hungary has gone a step too far. Once in Europe’s sympathy books, it now stands on the brink of disgrace   Last week, the Foreign Minister of Luxembourg, Jean Asselborn, proposed the previously unthinkable — expelling Hungary…

0 Comments / 22/09/2016

Night and Fog: The Brutal Truths of the Holocaust

The holocaust was real, baneful and merciless — and that’s exactly how this film shows it   Commissioned to mark the tenth anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps, Night and Fog (1955) captures the barbarity of the…

0 Comments / 13/07/2016

Rio’s favelas: Caught in Drugs, Violence and Injustice

How far would you go for a better life? Murder, drug dealing and a life expectancy of 21, that’s how far   ‘Oh my God, a gun, a gun, it’s a gun’, Paralympian Liesl Tesch recalled. On June 19, two…

1 Comment / 11/07/2016 /

Ahoy Mates! How will YOU vote on the 23rd?

In or Out? Seems easy right? But when it comes down to it, a decision like this needs more than a brief campaign pamphlet and voting guide, it needs the voice of the people     Here in Scotland the…

0 Comments / 02/06/2016

The Demise of the ‘Religion of Peace’

Peace is the opposite of war, bloodshed and hatred. A good many Middle Eastern Muslims coming into Britain and Europe clearly don’t have peace on their mind . . .   I have recently seen a number of tweets and…

1 Comment / 18/04/2016