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Trevor Grundy | 14 November, 2020 | Category: Book Reviews Current News Features & Analysis

Michael Parenti (above) one of America’s great writers   WAITING FOR YESTERDAY – Pages from a Street Kid’s Life  by Michael Parenti (Bordighera Press, New York 2013)   by Trevor…   Read more >

Giuseppe Garibaldi – A hero of two worlds

Trevor Grundy | 14 November, 2020 | Category: Book Reviews Current News Features & Analysis

  Garibaldi is best known for his invasion and conquest of Sicily in 1860 and his life-long fight for Italian unity. Not so well- known is the way he spent…   Read more >

Boris Johnson’s ‘loose language’ is putting millions of Scots on the road towards Independence

Trevor Grundy | 7 November, 2020 | Category: Uncategorized

Prime Minister of an Independent Scotland in-waiting? – A cartoon of the Scottish National Party’s increasingly  popular leader, Nicola Sturgeon   By Trevor Grundy Boris Johnson has been told by…   Read more >

Commonwealth Watch: Move to close vital studies unit infuriates academics around the world

Trevor Grundy | 1 November, 2020 | Category: Uncategorized

Professor Philip Murphy, respected academic  and  Director of the  Institute of Commonwealth Studies (Picture: Trevor Grundy)   COMMONWEALTH WATCH   By Trevor Grundy   Academics from around the world are…   Read more >

Malcolm X had dealings with the Ku Klux Klan but Julius Nyerere said “no” to a black state in USA

Trevor Grundy | 26 October, 2020 | Category: Current News Uncategorized

Malcolm X started life as a small-time crook who hated whites but a visit to Mecca changed his views about race     By Trevor Grundy   The Black Lives Matter…   Read more >

JIM SINCLAIR 1938-2020: Courageous farmer who lived through good and bad times in Zimbabwe

Trevor Grundy | 21 October, 2020 | Category: Uncategorized

Prime Minister Robert Mugabe presenting Jim Sinclair, President  of the CFU, with the coveted 1981 Communicator of the Year Award  (Picture by Alexander Joe)     By Mike Rook and…   Read more >

Covid-19 inspires Zimbabwean photographer to think-up a new way of staging exhibitions

Trevor Grundy | 6 September, 2020 | Category: Current News Features & Analysis Uncategorized

Zimbabwe’s Alexander Joe   by Trevor Grundy When Alexander Joe retired after working in Africa for over thirty years, he went to Madagascar with his wife and told friends that…   Read more >

Patsy Robertson (1933-2020) Tributes paid to one of the Commonwealth’s greatest communicators

Trevor Grundy | 24 August, 2020 | Category: Uncategorized

Patsy Robertson at a Commonweakth meeting in London in  2007 (Picture: Trevor Grundy)   By Trevor Grundy Patsy Robertson, the former Jamaican journalist who went on to become the official…   Read more >

Britain should apologise to Zimbabwe’s ‘little people’ for sucking-up to a mass slaughterer in 1986

Trevor Grundy | 7 August, 2020 | Category: Current News Features & Analysis Uncategorized

“But he was not there. He does not know what happened. He (Benito Mussolini after his invasion of Greece) does not know that the ultimate truth is that history ought…   Read more >

Six Britons who tried to emulate Mussolini and Hitler – A timely look at fascism and its failure in the UK

Trevor Grundy | 30 July, 2020 | Category: Book Reviews Current News Features & Analysis Uncategorized

  Failed Fuhrers – A History of Britain’s Extreme Right by Graham Macklin (Routledge and New York -www.routledge.com) US$ 26.00. pp. 580.    “Some day, in the not too distant…   Read more >