Articles by: Alex Calvo

Foreign & Defence

Zollverein and the EU: time to learn from the past

Zollverein and the EU: time to learn from the past

Fate has made the referendum on EU membership, scheduled for 23 June, fall right in the middle of the 100 anniversary of the Great War. Just a coincidence, perhaps, but one that should prompt some re-examination of how the past is taught, given that it is strongly connected to many […]

by × February 24, 2016 ×

Leftwatch

The defacement of a memorial reminds us that liberty must be fought for

The defacement of a memorial reminds us
that liberty must be fought for

The alarming riots of 9th May 2015 angered many. It is four years since rioting broke out across the UK. But, it appears that history has sadly repeated itself in another violent fashion. Hundreds of anti-government campaigners took to the streets, in London, and elsewhere in the UK, with banners […]

by × May 13, 2015 ×