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    Possession & Independence

    The British Empire has its foundation in overseas possessions ‘claimed’ for, and trading posts set up by England in the 17th century. From the 1707 […]

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    Stewart Bremner 27th Mar'17 9
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    Dutch Elections: Curb Your Enthusiasm

    After five years of propping up a coalition led by the right wing People’s Party (VVD), the chickens finally came home to roost for the […]

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    Maddie Lou Barink and Jack Ferguson 20th Mar'17 2
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    Motor City Burning

    A new film, using home movies and unseen archive is being curated from the raw film footage of the infamous Detroit riots of 1967. The […]

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    Stuart Cosgrove 20th Mar'17 1
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    Looking for Peace in Jerusalem

    So in a week I’m sixty five, my God how did that happen? And I’m here a bald OAP living in a hostel in a Jerusalem […]

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    Maxwell MacLeod 21st Feb'17 10
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    Trump Turns it Up

    “Political chaos is connected with the decay of language” said the bragaddocious George Orwell. It’s difficult to keep pace with the craziness but one shining […]

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    Mike Small 17th Feb'17 1
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    Remembering Tzvetan Todorov

    Last week, the French-Bulgarian intellectual, writer and historian of ideas, Tzvetan Todorov, passed away in Paris at the age of seventy-seven from a degenerative illness. […]

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    Douglas Stuart Wilson 13th Feb'17 9
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    Can Trump Read and Write?

    There are people who are now challenging whether the elected President of the United States is functionally illiterate. Take a look at the report and […]

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    7th Feb'17 1
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    Building a Counter-Power

    “Building a counter-power”: What Scotland could learn from Spain’s municipal movement ahead of local elections. Ben Wray reports from an international conference of the municipal […]

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    Ben Wray 6th Feb'17 5
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    Trump is Bringing the War Back Home

    Having made the psychologically damaging error of listening to Trump’s Inauguration speech, like a good many others in the world, I didn’t get a lot […]

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    Peter Arnott 21st Jan'17 15
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    The Audacity of Hope?

    Neil McLeod assesses the Obama Presidency and its legacy. It is predictable that, in the week of what looks like a giant leap backwards for […]

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    Neil McLeod 21st Jan'17 3
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    What to fear from Trump?

    Sarah Kendzior is the author of The View From Flyover Country, a collection of essays published in 2015. She is a journalist, researcher and foreign […]

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    20th Dec'16 1
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    Gordon Guthrie 16th Dec'16 6
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    What’s going on in America?

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    David Black 5th Dec'16 9

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