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Full employment.
No one would wish to emphasize the Change in employment prospects from days gone by to those suffering under the iniquitous current system of zero hours contract and the poverty level bminimum wage 
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Is Remembrance now just a photo shoot?
Those who know me will know that I am not a jingoist of any kind so I make no apology for returning to the subject of remembering the dead of the first world war. Visiting Tyne Cot Cemetery this week I was appalled to say the least at the sight of young peo...
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A hundred years ago
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In Flanders field
July 2017 marks the centenary of the Third battle of Ypres  By most definitions one of the bloodiest and controversial of all the dreadful battles of the First world war  By November the battle had gained very little for the allies but had cost the lives of...
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What we learned doing National Service
National Service - what we learned Every now and again after some particular outrage by a young person, student, hoodie, longhair  or what have you then some armchair colonel  will come out of the woodwork and suggest that National Service should be re-intr...
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