Author Archives: James Hallwood

I will be thinking of my two young cousins this World AIDS Day

HIV does not discriminate – gay, straight; young, old; European, African – it can affect any of us. To tackle it we all need to do our bit.

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Why the Young Fabians are laying a wreath at the Cenotaph

Without the sacrifice of a generation we would never have vanquished the evils of Nazism, and Attlee’s lasting achievements could never have come about.

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It’s time for Spain to grow up and accept the will of the people of Gibraltar

Does Spain really need another territory that doesn’t want to be Spanish?

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The Falkland Islanders have spoken: the world (and the left) must listen

Ninety per cent of Falkland Islanders voted on their future and of those, 99.8 per cent voted for the islands to remain a British overseas territory. We must stand by the Falklands. They have spoken loud and clear, now the world, and the left, must listen

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It’s time to speak up for the men who are raped in war zones

Reports from Syria of routine rape being used against men and women is a reminder of the unspoken prevalence of the rape of men and boys in areas of conflict.

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A letter to the President of Argentina

TweetMrs President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, You started your letter by noting the date Britain asked a detachment of Argentine troops to leave the Falkland Islands that had previously been settled by us. Let me offer you another date: In 1580 Buenos Aires was re-founded by the Spanish after the initial settlement had been destroyed […]

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Comment: Salmond, Scotland and the EU – time for the first minister to finally come clean

Following the letter from the EC confirming Scotland would have to apply to rejoin the EU, James Hallwood looks back on another woeful week for Alex Salmond.

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Comment: The National Front wreath at the Cenotaph dishonours all those who fought Hitler

The National Front wreath at the Cenotaph dishonours all those who fought Hitler, writes James Hallwood.

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Comment: Arming our police is not the solution

Following the murders of policewomen Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone, there have been calls to arm the police; this is not the answer, writes James Hallwood.

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Comment: We should all get behind female Olympians – and here’s how

London 2012 offers a unique opportunity to promote women’s participation in sports and inspire a next generation of female Olympians.

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