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The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link China Daily investigation: Who is behind Hong Kong protests? Sat Aug 17, 2019 17:47 | The Saker
The China Daily reports: By Wei Xinyan and Zhong Weiping It’s not hard to imagine the United States’ reaction if Chinese diplomats met leaders of Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives

offsite link South Africa ? Pretend Marxist Neo-Chiefs Practice Destructive Capitalism Sat Aug 17, 2019 16:46 | amarynth
A South African writer for The Saker Blog Let?s set the social scene with a video from Vesti News: People are getting accustomed to living this way. The Neo-Chiefs in

offsite link Moveable Feast Cafe 2019/08/17 ? Open Thread Sat Aug 17, 2019 01:30 | Herb Swanson
2019/08/17 00:30:02Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of

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Cedar Lounge
For lefties too stubborn to quit

offsite link Interview with Senator Catherine Noone? 10:44 Mon Aug 19, 2019 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link No time for theatrics 10:00 Mon Aug 19, 2019 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Irish Left Archive: ?Giving Irish Trotskyism a bad name? ? Revolutionary Marxist Group, January 1973 06:11 Mon Aug 19, 2019 | irishonlineleftarchive

offsite link 1989 revisited: 18 August ? Jaruzelski agrees to Solidarity government 12:59 Sun Aug 18, 2019 | WorldbyStorm

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WorldbyStorm - 10:44 Mon Aug 19, 2019
…in the Mirror, conducted by Jason O’Toole. Was away for weekend and only just seen this. It’s certainly an insight into FG thinking, not least on a more recent series of events concerning a TD, but one paragraph caught my eye immediately. Senator Catherine Noone was left shaken when an angry constituent blasted her for […]A
WorldbyStorm - 10:00 Mon Aug 19, 2019
Thought the Observer editorial this weekend was pretty good in outlining the case for Jeremy Corbyn being given the opportunity to form a ‘time-limited national government’. For many it will be far from optimal, but what other force is in the field in such numbers that it could actually work. Moreover it does point up […]A
irishonlineleftarchive - 06:11 Mon Aug 19, 2019
To download the above please click on the following link. rmg-name-change-1.pdf Please click here to go the Left Archive. Many thanks to the person who forwarded this to the Archive. This is a fascinating short communication from the Belfast Branch of the Revolutionary Marxist Group to the rest of the organisation over a proposal […]A
WorldbyStorm - 12:59 Sun Aug 18, 2019
General Jarulzelski agreed on 18 August to a Solidarity government on two conditions which he relayed to Lech Walesa – first that Poland would remain within the socialist bloc and secondly that the Interior and Defence Ministries would be retained by the Communists. Walesa agreed to both. Apparently at this time Ceausescu had been seeking […]A
WorldbyStorm - 12:49 Sun Aug 18, 2019
This is eye-candy for me. Drone footage of Arranmore, off the coast of Donegal and a place I know pretty well. I?m always a bit leery about drones, but for this sort of camera work they?re undeniably useful. And though this is an ad, albeit some interesting if dispiriting information, there’s some lovely footage.A
WorldbyStorm - 11:46 Sun Aug 18, 2019
This is entertaining, sort of. In the Guardian Rachel Hall writes from Derry about murals – and the headline argues they have a ?new? status as tourist attractions. This will, of course, come as news to many who have seen that status accorded to them for many years (though whoever wrote the subhead didn?t bother […]A
WorldbyStorm - 08:37 Sun Aug 18, 2019
Have to repeat former BLP MP, Gisela Stuart’s, ringing declaration from the Guardian: It was wrong to label as ?extremist? anyone who suggested that if the UK and the EU could not reach an agreement we should leave in any case. Just as it is wrong now to imply that the only way of avoiding […]A
WorldbyStorm - 12:45 Sat Aug 17, 2019
Did anyone get to Apollo 11, the documentary using footage from the time? I missed it while I was away over the Summer, but looking forward to seeing it released on DVD or Blu-Ray. Meanwhile, for a very good take on the Moon landing, try Cosmic Vertigo podcast on Australian ABC RN which I also […]A
WorldbyStorm - 11:45 Sat Aug 17, 2019
Always enjoyed Gary Gibson?s science fiction novels, particularly the Shoal sequence. But the later Apocalypse Duology was pretty good, albeit the second one dipped a bit and became, as I recall, super bleak. Anyhow, he?s now self-publishing and has released a third novel, Doomsday Game, in that sequence as well as a collection of short […]A
WorldbyStorm - 10:50 Sat Aug 17, 2019
Thinking about Joy Division, and forty years of Unknown Pleasures – everything’s an anniversary this year (soon we have the second Summer(s) of Love, I kid you not), and how they’ve neatly slotted into the fairly diffuse musical canon of what is regarded as appropriate and worthy of note – what else is in there. […]A

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