Mahmoud Salehi is free… now for Mansour Ossanlu

I’m not very good at updating readers on the progress of campaigns I’ve supported, and in keeping with that I’m late with the news that Iranian trade unionist Mahmoud Salehi has been released, this follows an international campaign to which I made a modest contribution last December. Mahmoud Salehi, was imprisoned following his Continue reading

Post-election silver lining… a move to the left

Following Labour’s disastrous showing in last week’s local and London mayoral elections, the Tories have every right to gloat. For Labour, it’s bitching season with confessionals from people with books to sell like Cherie Blair, Lord Levy and, much more surprisingly, John Prescott who, until now, I’ve had a lot of time for. Continue reading