Harry Leslie Smith
In the midst of Brexit chaos, the health service is under huge strain, schools are falling apart, crime is on the increase, and climate catastrophe approaches.
Writer, veteran and activist Harry Leslie Smith has died at the age of 95. After growing up in the Great Depression in the UK, Smith was familiar with poverty and hunger. He joined the RAF and fought in WWII, after which he saw the impact of the horrors of war and spoke often of how seeing the refugees changed his life. Having lived a quiet life with his wife Freide in Canada, Harry joined Twitter in 2010 to speak out against rising populism, fear and hatred towards refugees and austerity in the UK, using stories from his own life. He wrote five books, travelled across Europe highlighting the refugee crisis, and spoke in support of the Labour party, against austerity and the underfunding of the NHS.
Second World War veteran was seriously ill after a fall in Canada.
Second World War veteran has been celebrated for anti-austerity campaigning.
As I went about my daily business in camp and across the no-man's land, I started dropping poppy seeds everywhere I went. I filled my pockets and sprinkled them gradually, one million seeds in total, zigzagging across the open space and throughout the narrow alleyways between tents and shelters.
Harry Leslie Smith says the red poppy is used to 'sell' the government's war on terror Speaking to the Huffington Post UK
In response 'daz' felt the need to offer his sympathies... The image included quotes from David Irving But Smith, who served
A WWII RAF veteran has made an epic stand against a 'racist' tweeter moaning about refugees coming into the UK. After Jeremy