Monthly Archives: October 2013

Democracy not incompatible with dictatorship

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  24 October 2013 “In Germany, the rise of Hitler and his Nazi Party was unquestionably connected … Continue reading

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The Life of Others

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  23 October 2013 “A state’s appetite for collecting intelligence expands in direct relationship to its technical … Continue reading

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Telling it like it is

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Big Brother is watching you

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Paris in the Fall

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Filthy habit

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Patriotism

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