Malcolm Saunders

After a career in the fire service Malcolm is now retired. He is a minarchist Libertarian, an atheist, and a poet. He tweets @Malpoet and you can find him on Google+

Castro’s Journey

Fidel Castro was the son of a wealthy sugar plantation and land owner. He was an intellectually gifted, but difficult child who moved into political activity in his youth. He was a member of the anti-communist Partido Ortodoxo which opposed the corrupt government of Cuba. When General Fulgencio Batista seized power in 1952 Castro was…

Strike At The Heart Of Freedom

It is Thursday June 30th most schools are disrupted, some emergency call handlers are not working and many other public sector workers are striking in a struggle with the government over pensions. LibCon ministers and the London Mayor are muttering darkly about how most trade union members did not vote for the strikes and that…