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    Mother Theresa

    “Listen to the speeches and the corridor conversations in Davos and it is hard to avoid the impression that the west — as a political […]

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    Mike Small 20th Jan'17 3
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    Shameful Xenophobic Nationalism

    On the day when Spain’s largest circulation newspaper – El Pais – accuses Theresa May of ‘shameful, xenophobic nationalism’ – and German politician Michael Fuchs […]

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    Mike Small 18th Jan'17 16
  • EU membership

    Scottish and European

    Nicola Sturgeon today unveiled ‘Scotland’s Place in Europe’ – the first plan anywhere in UK for dealing with Brexit. It’s a bit of an odd […]

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    Mike Small 20th Dec'16 23
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    Daibhidh Rothach 17th Dec'16 2
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    2016, a Dictionary

    Citizens of Nowhere – in this year of tumultuous change, let’s take another look at that most insidious beast, the language used to distort, manipulate […]

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    Mike Small 11th Dec'16 17
  • EU membership

    Getting Your Ducks in a Row (Update)

    Ruth’s idea that the Brexit transparency, or lack of it, as outlined on the much maligned Question Time, got a bit of a battering by […]

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  • Commentary

    Beyond Trump Panic

    Jonathon Shafi puts the Trump and Brexit phenomenon in the context of economic crisis and political schism. On the day of the US election many […]

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    Jonathon Shafi 8th Nov'16 5
  • EU membership

    England to Leave the UK

    Breaking Up Britain was always too big a job for the Scots. It was always a job for the English writes Peter Arnott. Well, now […]

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    Peter Arnott 1st Nov'16 60
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    This Explains Everything

    …we are now living in an era of binary, tribal politics, when we desperately need to remember that we live in an analog world, where […]

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    Peter Arnott 31st Oct'16 24
  • Europe
    Ugne Viktorija Budre 11th Oct'16 1
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    Clown Coup

    It’s difficult not to be smug when looking across the pond at the depths that US politics has sunk to. Gone are the days when […]

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    Mike Small 10th Oct'16 28
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    Brexit Means Racism

    Hatred is spewing out of the Conservative conference and the wider English political culture. Till now most of it has been avoided, ignored or tolerated […]

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    Mike Small 5th Oct'16 83
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    Pat Kane 3rd Oct'16 52
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