Mixed Media: Books

1947 by Elisabeth Åsbrink; The Death of Homo Economicus by Peter Fleming; Of Women by Shami Chakrabarti; With Ash on Their Faces by Cathy Otten.

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017
Catalan revolutionaries get ready for action to defend their revolution from Franco back in 1936. Barcelona at the time was famously described by George Orwell as ‘a town where the working class was in the saddle’.

Homage to Catalonia

Recent events have thrust Catalonia into the global spotlight. Kevin Buckland tells the background story we don’t get to hear – about co-operatives, ‘fearless cities’ and the real challenges to authoritarian capitalism.

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017

The Arctic: a history

A mythical place – land of the frozen ocean, the aurora borealis and the midnight sun.

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NI 424 - Surviving change in the Arctic - July, 2009

A brief history of Afghanistan

The fighting, the pain and the hunger for change

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NI 417 - Through Afghan eyes - November, 2008

Rebels with a cause

Popular rebellion has often accompanied oppressive taxation. Almost all the protests were against taxes that ignored the ability to pay. Here are just a few examples.

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NI 416 - Wanted! For dodging tax justice - October, 2008
Peter the Great trims a taxpayer’s beard in a contemporary Russian cartoon.

A short history of TAXATION

A history of the eternal fate of taxation: to be the abused or abusive means towards noble or ignoble ends, never quite able to escape its association with extortion and war.

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NI 416 - Wanted! For dodging tax justice - October, 2008

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
Argentina's challenge June, 2013
Surviving change in the Arctic July, 2009
Through Afghan eyes November, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
Wanted! For dodging tax justice October, 2008
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