Author Archives: Mike Walsh

BRITAIN’S HEART BREAK HOTEL

Thousands of British working-class kids grow up in office blocks, B&Bs, and even shipping containers, a shocking new report from the Children’s Commissioner for England reveals. More than 210,000 children in England are estimated to be homeless, 124,000 officially homeless and living in temporary accommodation, plus around 90,000 children living in “sofa-surfing’ families.”

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UK WORST POVERTY RATE IN EUROPE

UK elderly suffer the most appealing poverty rate in western Europe.  Britain’s low basic pension, combined with means-tested supplements, puts thousands of older people at risk. The proportion of elderly people living in severe poverty in the UK is five times what it was in 1986. This is the largest increase among western European countries, according to a new study.

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THE PRAGUE UPRISING ANNIVERSARY AMID WESTERN SILENCE

On the night of 20 to 21 August, the Soviet Union brought its full weight to bear to reverse democratic reforms and street democracy in Czechoslovakia dubbed the Prague Spring.
Czechoslovakia, handed to Stalin by Winston Churchill and US President Roosevelt at the February 1945 conference, was better off when compared to the Soviet Union itself. 

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AS GOD IS HIS WITNESS

A fifteen-year-old teenager opposed the participants in a gay pride parade against the Blessed Virgin Mary, for which he was arrested by law enforcement officers.
In Płock (Poland), during the local Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transvestite (LGBT) parade, fifteen-year-old Catholic, Jakub Barila, came out with a crucifixion of Jesus Christ in his hands to meet the participants of this procession in order to encourage marchers to think through their chose lifestyle, the Catholic apostle ChurchMilitant.com reported.

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