Tag Archives: London

Knives, lives and homes

Even allowing for statistical and social variables, the fact that London’s murder rate can be compared with New York City’s indicates the gravity of the situation here.  It’s depressingly predictable that most politicians’ response to our young people killing each … Continue reading

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Remembering the Peasants’ Revolt

Yesterday was the 634th anniversary of the bloody suppression of the Peasants’ Revolt.  Wat Tyler (an Essex boy made glorious) made the critical mistake, repeated by many since, of believing the ruling class.  They came to Smithfield to demand a … Continue reading

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