Daily Archives: August 28, 2013

An unsung villain: the reputation of a condottiere

[Translate] An unsung villain: the reputation of a condottiere: Stephen Cooper describes how John Hawkwood, a tanner’s son from Essex, became a mercenary in late fourteenth-century Italy, and after his death acquired a reputation as a first-class general and as … Continue reading

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Privatised justice and erosion of democracy in the UK

[Translate] Privatised justice and erosion of democracy in the UK Michael Turner 27 August 2013 Subjects: G4S: securing whose world? Care and justice Public service outsourcers G4S and Serco were caught overcharging taxpayers by tens of millions of pounds for … Continue reading

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