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Guest Posts

Just to announce that two guest posts by George Monbiot have been added to the Guest Features page. Both of them are worth thinking and talking about. Advertisements

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Living in Interesting Times

I am reminded of the old Chinese curse – “May you live in interesting times.” It was difficult to leap out of bed this morning with my normal enthusiasm (sic), what with thinking about all these jolly interesting times we’re … Continue reading

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Searching for the Needles in the Political Haystack

Revolutions are notorious for making things worse. Consider Egypt, Iran, and Syria. Cynical Britons might include America! However, there has just been a bloodless revolution that will not produce a bloodbath or a tyranny, and, as such, it should be … Continue reading

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Sober Reflections on the British Democratic Process

People may be aware that we, in the UK, have just recently gone through a referendum, that has resulted in a decision to leave the European Union, a bureaucratic and economic process that will take two years to complete. Although … Continue reading

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Why Do They Want to Humiliate Greece?

I’ve just got back from Greece, and I feel bewildered and sad. Most people I talk to in Greece have the look of someone who has been at the Front for five years, and the answer to every question seems … Continue reading

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