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The World Cup, 2022

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Welfare Cuts Explained

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Economic thinking in all its glory

A cyclist is a disaster for a country’s economy. They don’t buy cars or borrow money for a new one. Or, pay crash insurance policies. They don’t use paid parking and don’t cause major accidents. Because they’re fit and healthy … Continue reading

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Film Review: Top Gun: Maverick (Tom Cruise) (2022)

This film is absolutely tremendous if and only if, you park your brains in a locker and put your critical faculties into neutral. Luckily that’s exactly what I did and unimpaired by either of those inconveniences I wallowed in a … Continue reading

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The American Dust Bowl: It gave birth to Woody Guthrie

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A #Me Too Conversation

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Bertrand Russell on Warlike People

“People who are violent, brutal and heartless often find war enjoyable, provided that they are involved in a victorious war and that there is not too much interference with rape and plunder. Needless to say, this is a great help … Continue reading

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A spectacular insult

I bet your parents try to change the subject when their friends ask how you’re doing.

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Russia’s Tactical Mistakes in Ukraine

War is the realm of uncertainty; three quarters of the factors on which action in war is based are wrapped in a fog of greater or lesser uncertainty.1 Clausewitz, 1833 Introduction Russian, like western powers, have lost wars against inferior … Continue reading

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A Wordless Poem: Modern Drug Dens

Note https://www.addiction.org.uk/addictions/food-addiction/

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