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Mel King Speaks

I’m in the process of sifting through the scattered notes and recordings from my US housing trip, in the hope of stitching them together in a book.  I’ve just transcribed extracts from a speech by Mel King at Boston’s Tent … Continue reading

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South Boston

I wanted to try to put some skin on the bones of the issues being raised at the campaign meeting on Thursday, so on Friday I met with a public housing tenant who showed me around her neighbouhrood in South Boston.  … Continue reading

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Bostonians

My trip has begun, appropriately, in Boston, the place where this strange idea of ‘America’ really got started.  There are buildings to remind you this was once a British colony, but now the colonisers come in different, but very familiar, … Continue reading

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