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Liverpool born poet and writer Michael Walsh traces his Liverpool roots back to 1865. This was the year his Irish great-grandmother arrived in the Second City of Empire. His parents were born at the turn of what was to become the most tumultuous century in history. Michael's father, Patrick, fought in three major conflicts before reaching his fortieth birthday. His mother, Kathleen, was a former nun turned gun-running renegade.
On leaving school at 15 years of age, Michael spent 12 weeks at the Merchant Navy School for Sailors in Sharpness, Gloucestershire. During his years at sea, he was to visit and work in over 60 countries.
The journalist and broadcaster since provided articles and columns for numerous magazines and international news media. In 2011 he was awarded Writer of the Year by the publishers of Euro Weekly News, Europe's highest-circulation newspaper of its kind. He has authored, edited and ghosted over 70 book titles.

The number of Americans willing to take up arms revealed

Most people in the US see the government as rigged against them and a quarter mull pushing back with violence. Almost half of Americans feel like strangers in their own country, a new opinion poll has revealed. It also claims that the majority of people consider their government as a corrupt institution working against them, with more than a quarter saying it may be necessary to take up arms.

Prominent US Economist Blames US for COVID-19 and Ukrainian Crisis

Jeffrey Sachs, head of The Lancet’s coronavirus commission, is convinced that the coronavirus pandemic was the result of a leak from an American biological laboratory situated in Wuhan, Republic World reports. The specialist also spoke about the Ukrainian conflict, noting that it would not exist if it were not for the persistent desire of the United States to expand NATO further and further to the East.

British forced surrendering German Troops into cages in Belgian Zoos

When the British troops took the Belgian city of Antwerp, hitherto held by the Germans, they found that they did not have a suitable place to keep the prisoners locked up. After searching unsuccessfully for a cinema or theatre that could serve as a prison, the British realized that the zoo was empty, since, it was said, the hungry population had eaten most of the animals. Thus, the zoo was soon filled with new occupants. The six thousand prisoners who were to be accommodated there were distributed by category; The officers, the Belgian fascists and the citizens who had collaborated with the Germans ended up in the lions’ enclosure. Prisoners of another type were assigned the bear pit, the tiger cage, or the monkey house. As a witness would describe, ‘the prisoners remained sitting on piles of straw, looking through the bars.’

Say only, what you can do for your country

MICHAEL WALSH: Through my 55 years of political activity, I have consistently spoken in favour of excluding politicians from the parliaments of the Western powers. The principle of politicians is so deeply ingrained my stance has been likened to removing blood from the human body to make it more efficient.

Company manhunts their fast disappearing employee who got 286 salaries at once

The man was ridiculously overpaid by accident, promised to return the money, and then resigned and vanished. An office worker at Chilean cold cuts conglomerate Cial has walked off with 286 times his salary after his employer accidentally overpaid him last month, local media outlets recently reported. The company is attempting to take legal action against him – if they can find him – for misappropriation of its property.