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David Sye Interview – part 2

April 28, 2016

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Following on from Part 1 of the interview with Yogabeats founder David Sye, here’s part 2, where we’re sat just after dinner, talking about why he doesn’t give a shit for yoga, being threatened with a lynching at an anti-fur event and the future of the collective consciousness. Can you talk me through the initiative […]

David Sye Interview Part 1

March 28, 2016

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Back in November I spent a week in Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands at a yoga retreat, as part of a humanitarian campaign called Yogabeats. The objective, via raising £17,000 – to pay for visas and a safe passage out of the West Bank – through crowdfunding and other means of fundraising, was to bring […]

Why I don’t think much of the Royal Family

June 2, 2012

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History as people will tell you, tends to be written by the winners. The winners of battles on the military field, politically and of statistics by proxy. Britain in days of yore had their empirical battles of colonialism and imperialism that led to them dominant, in thrall to no-one of their standing on the world […]

The Streets are paved with gold pawnshops

May 12, 2012

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Deep in the heart of suburbia there’s always strange tales of goings-on behind closed doors of bored housewives and the like.  I don’t read them, but they’re glaring in my face when I go to the newsagents with women’s magazines on the second shelf like Woman’s Own and Take A Break with their stories so ridiculous […]

Palestinian hunger strikers demo + interview with PSC Director Sarah Colborne

April 29, 2012

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A Palestinian Hunger strike demonstration took place opposite Downing Street yesterday afternoon (28th April 2012), which was organised by the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign. Around 100 people turned up to battle the inclement weather conditions to show their presence in reaction to the approximately 2000 prisoners held in custody without charge in Israel’s detention centres that […]

Why I pulled the plug on my TV

April 23, 2012

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That black mirror that sat on top of a makeshift table in my bedroom was a glorified piece of junk that couldn’t pick up a decent reception if Prince Charles’s ears were antennas and a remote control with the channel numbers that wouldn’t respond. While I had the chance to buy a freeview or Sky […]

Why Krusty the Klown epitomises commercialism

March 21, 2012

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Like many, The Simpsons is a staple in my daily viewing and will watch at 6pm without fail whenever I’m home. The day-to-day inner workings of America’s first animated family is a familiar one to us. And their many other characters are just as well known. And I’ll bet a bottom dollar you can put […]