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You win some you lose some
Activism / Media / Morning Star / The Guardian

You win some you lose some

PUBLISHED LETTER UNPUBLISHED LETTER The Guardian It is not true, as Sheila FItzpatrick states on her review of the book about Zhivago (The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book, June 18), that Stalin “didn’t have time” to talk to Pasternak. Nadezhda Mandelstam reported that Stalin telephoned Pasternak to ask … Continue reading

Activism / Christianity / Church / Religion / Usury

Payday loans – a Christian perspective

First, here’s a parody of the Wonga commercial. The facts  Go to ♦Reactions ♦On Usury Go to TOP The pitch (above): Screendump from the Wonga offical webpage, showing Interest & fees £40.45 on a £111 loan! In November 2011, MP David Morris sponsored an Early Day Motion in the House of Commons reading: That this House notes … Continue reading

Fifty Shades of Porn?
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Fifty Shades of Porn?

Originally posted on Movietime:
The next Movietime HOA will be devoted to the Fifty Shades of Grey movie. We’re looking for people to participate. If you love the movie or hate it, if you’ve decided to boycott it, come on and have your say! You can sign up as a co-presenter. You can post a…

Atheism / Religion

Chapel Hill shooting: Craig Stephen Hicks condemned all religions on Facebook prior to ‘Muslim mass-murder’ arrest – The Independent

The man arrested on suspicion of killing three young Muslims in North Carolina described himself as an “anti-theist” and criticised all religions online. Police said 46-year-old Craig Stephen Hicks handed himself in to officers in Chapel Hill overnight in the wake of the deaths of 23-year-old Deah Shaddy Barakat, his wife Yusor Mohammad, 21, and … Continue reading