COLDTYPE Issue 137 April 2017 – is now on line

28 March 2017 — Coldtype

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ColdType criss-crosses the Atlantic this issue, with main stories on the death of Martin McGuinness, the former IRA freedom fighter, who is described by Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams as a hero, leader, comrade and father; and the continuing political idiocy of the US, which, writes
CJ Hopkins, political debate is floundering in a whirl of official propaganda that suggests the President is a Putin-Nazi puppet. At the same time, points out John W. Whitehead, the US is fast becoming a thieving kleptocracy. Other stories include George Monbiot’s argument for Scottish sovereignty after Brexit, and an excerpt from a new book about Britain’s coal miners’ strike of 1985-85 in which Nicholas Jones compares the styles of miners’ leader Arthur Scargill and Donald Trump. We also have photo stories by Nick Turpin and Thomas S, Harrington. Plus our Insights section, and much more . . .

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