Entries by John Wight from 05/2012

Over Three Decades On The Death Of Bobby Sands Still Resonates

| Posted 05.04.2012 | UK Politics

With 2000 Palestinians currently on hunger strike in Israeli prisons, hundreds of them in Nafha, Bobby Sands and the other nine who died on hunger strike over 30 years ago continue to provide inspiration to political prisoners everywhere.

Hollande's Victory Heralds European Fightback Against Austerity

| Posted 05.08.2012 | UK Politics

Austerity is on the back foot. People have awoken to the fact there is an alternative. It's called social and economic justice.

Haye Vs Chisora - A Shameful Day for British Boxing

| Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Sport

The debacle of a 'press conference' which followed the announcement that Dereck 'Del Boy' Chisora is to fight David Haye at West Ham's Upton Park on 14 July bore all the hallmarks of a freak show rather than an upcoming boxing bout...

The Rich Will Do Anything For the Poor But Get Off Their Backs

| Posted 05.23.2012 | UK Politics

The ongoing economic crisis engulfing the British economy each week reveals an increase in the level of disdain, if not utter contempt, in which working people and the poor are held by David Cameron & Co.

Hollywood During Hiatus is No Joke

| Posted 05.29.2012 | UK Entertainment

Each year, from the middle of May to the middle of August, Hollywood is witness to more empty days, depleted bank accounts, and unpaid bills than it would care to admit.