That activist and musician Pete Seeger died yesterday, at the age of 94, days after Oxfam reported that the wealth of the world’s 85 richest people equals that of the poorest 3.5bn people suggests that the ambition expressed in one of his famous anthems — ‘We Shall Overcome’ — remains unrealised.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2014
THE French have a saying that the more things change the more they stay the same. This weekend thousands of young people will flock to the Oxegen music festival at Punchestown, but unlike some such gatherings elsewhere, it does not seem to have any real focus of protest.
Sat, 10 Jul, 2010