Category Archives: Media

Jaw-jaw better than war-war

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.  3 September 2014 JAW-JAW BETTER THAN WAR-WAR Three letters from readers in today’s London Guardian represent … Continue reading

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Dancing in the rain

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.  13 January 2014 Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning how … Continue reading

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Exstinctus amabitur idem

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.  2 October 2012 There is saturation and generally fulsome coverage in the UK Guardian today of … Continue reading

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Hemingway

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 April 2012 TRUST NOT, RUE NOT In his recent memoirs, Mr Peter Hain, a former … Continue reading

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Kafka

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.  5 April 2012 CONCEALING TORTURE In a draconian crackdown on civil liberties redolent of the totalitarian … Continue reading

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Another “Orwell” spotted in the garden

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.    9 January 2012   Sorry, guys, we’ve clocked another “Orwell” in the political rose garden … Continue reading

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Friendly fire: nuclear allies at loggerheads

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.    “Nato refuses to rule out crossing into Pakistan as it targets insurgent groups”. This was … Continue reading

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