The Poppy Appeal: State Militarism in Fancy Dress

I nearly joined the army once.  I was a teenager, a young school leaver, with little to show for my years eking out a miserable existence in a place that didn’t want me.  I joined a college course, completely unsuitable for me, and eventually left when my anti-authoritarian streak reared its ruinous head.  The course... Continue Reading →


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