Monthly Archives: December 2011

Tug your forelocks – or else!

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Barefaced porkies and the United States

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Like many of the upper class, he loves the sound of breaking glass

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The US Empire: a source of evil

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Europe and the European Union are not one and the same

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UK police to fire plastic bullets “spontaneously” at rioters

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UK police told to respond more aggressively to future disorder

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