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Harry Leslie Smith

Harry Leslie Smith is a survivor of the Great Depression, a second world war RAF veteran and an activist for the poor and for the preservation of social democracy. He has written several books about Britain during the Depression, the war, and postwar austerity.

Stories by Harry Leslie Smith


Harry Smith: This Is Not the Britain I Fought For

Once united in purpose against terrible threats, my nation dissolved into selfish factions.

By Harry Leslie Smith, 29 Jun 2016


Harry Smith: Harper's Cultural War on Muslim Women Must End

Our history proves why racial and religious division is dangerous.

By Harry Leslie Smith, 10 Oct 2015


Harry Smith to Harper: Veterans Deserve Better

Like Britain after the Great War, Canada has failed to properly care for its wounded heroes.

By Harry Leslie Smith, 31 Aug 2015