27 July

'I'm sick of hearing about the wounded. What about all the thousands of wonderful guys who are fighting this war without any of the credit or the glory that always goes to those lucky few who just happen to get shot' _ Frank, M*A*S*H

July 27, 2009 · 1 min read

The Korean war ended today in 1953 with a ceasefire, although technically, as a peace treaty has never been signed, it is still going on today.

‘I never would have made the attack and risked my men and my military reputation if I had not been assured that Washington would restrain General MacArthur from taking adequate retaliatory measures against my lines of supply and communication.’ Chinese commander General Lin Piao


How Elbit was shut down

Blyth Brentnall describes how a group of activists in the UK has managed to disrupt the activities of one of Israel’s biggest arms suppliers

Zvenigora: Looking back at a Ukrainian cinema marvel

The current war in Ukraine gives a new significance to the work of the Soviet-era Ukrainian film director Oleksandr Dovzhenko, writes Juliet Jacques

CGI rendering of the plans for Etruscan Square in Stoke-on-Trent

‘Levelling up’ is part of the culture war

What is presented as an infrastructure programme is just gesturing and distraction to cover for a decade of government underinvestment, writes Dominic Davies


Key Words: CANZUK

Owen Hatherley uncovers the imperial nostalgia fuelling proposals for a new geopolitical union

Rebuilding collective intelligence

Human capital theory cannot solve our economic woes. David Ridley says we need a socialist alternative.

Post-Internet Far Right – review

James Poulter looks at transformations in far-right organising and influence and how anti-fascists can respond

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