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Raging Against the Dying of the Light

With just seven days left of his life, Frederick Grainger was an unremarkable man. He had spent much of his thirty years up to that point unemployed, sleeping on the sofas of friends, getting into bar fights, struggling with depression, … Continue reading

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My Favourite Films of 2015

Didn’t watch anywhere near as many films as in 2014, and I’m definitely not going to list them all like I did that year, but here are the 5 movies I most enjoyed in the last calendar year. In ascending … Continue reading

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Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ for 2038

Sierra Mañana, author and revolutionary, was unheard of a mere eighteen months ago. Then, her book A People’s Planet; You are the Saviour of Earth was published, and has since been translated into almost fifty languages on its way to becoming … Continue reading

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With Apologies to Saul Williams…

…and all rappers and, indeed, all People of Colour. I only wrote this as it was prompted by an entry in a book my partner gave to me for Christmas, a book called ‘642 Things To Write About’: “Write the … Continue reading

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Together, the ants will conquer the elephant

“This…global assault…on the poorest peoples of the world. It is no new thing. It has been going on for centuries, millennia even. Developmental leaps in our technology and organisation sped up the process, but it was already occurring. From the … Continue reading

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Despair in the Void

With no real night or day cycle, it’s hard to retain that idea of a perfect day…but I’ll give it a go. Waking up in a bed that I don’t need to be physically strapped to. Being able to go … Continue reading

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Think it through

“…and that, my brothers, my sisters, my comrades, that is why we must rise up, take the reigns of our destiny, and lead eachother into the bright new future of freedom and independence!” The assembled jumble of shopkeepers, street-sweepers, binmen … Continue reading

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