WHY CARE?

I did my first night in rehab at five years of age. I didn’t leave until I was 18. It was the 1980s and the staff of Yeldall Manor, a rehab in the southeast of England, mostly lived ‘on-site’. In our case that meant taking up residence in a small flat on the first floor […]

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FOUR YEARS

Under the leadership of Mao Zedong, 45 million Chinese people were worked, starved or beaten to death during the four years from 1958 to 1962.[1] Mao’s Great Leap Forward, an attempt at a light-speed industrialization of China’s economy, enforced with staggering violence, was the cause of unimaginable human suffering. Mao rightly deserves his place alongside […]

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