Category Archives: UN

Abolish school exams!

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 December 2013 At a time of mega-testing of children’s intellectual abilities, when there is ferocious … Continue reading

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Art and Aid

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.  18 November 2013 The art market has shot off the radar. Stratospheric prices are being paid … Continue reading

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When is a massacre OK, when not?

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.  30 August 2013 What is the difference between killing people with a spear and starving them … Continue reading

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The best lack all conviction

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.  18 July 2013 Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the … Continue reading

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A smoking gun

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.  11 July 2013 Talk about a smoking gun! As we suggested on 5 July 2013 in … Continue reading

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Jam tomorrow

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 February 2013 Yesterday the London Guardian published an obituary of Irish trade unionist and human … Continue reading

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Illusions perdues

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.  14 December 2012 The rumour going round the media mills today is that US Democrat President … Continue reading

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