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The illusion of being apolitical

The time has come for you to stop deluding yourself that you are apolitical. Nobody is apolitical, for nobody can live outside politics. We are all both political objects and agents; that is, we are simultaneously affected by and affecting…

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Fascism in Ferguson and Gaza

Destruction in Gaza

What was meant to be ‘Silly Season’ in the UK, where news broadcasting attempts to match the news to our frivolous and excitable behaviour during the summer months, saw the world in turmoil. Fascism reared it’s ugly head, suppressing the…

World

Ebola’s wider remit

The tropical disease known as ebola has been a plague to sub-Saharan Africa for over 35 years and it has suddenly made its Broadway debut. The disease itself is a worrying and somewhat dystopian example of how threatened we mere…

Sport

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Pompey’s JPT dream over

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Pompey were dumped out of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy by fellow League Two promotion chasers Northampton Town in front of the Fratton Park faithful. Pompey made seven changes to the team that drew 0-0 with York City at the weekend….

National Sport

Ryder Cup: Europe edge ahead

A view from the course

An inspired afternoon session from the European team saw them recover from a disappointing start and take a two point lead after day one of the Ryder Cup. The morning’s fourballs session began with the European pairing of Justin Rose…

National Sport

World Cup Preview: Pompey in Brazil

With the start of the 2014 World Cup almost here, we take a look at the former Portsmouth players representing their countries at the highest level. Of the ex-Pompey players who will be turning out in Brazil this summer, only…