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Sunday 29 April 2018
by Wulf
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Bomb with mercy?

Looking back through my collection of blogging ideas, I noted an article from The Guardian that was published almost a year ago. It was about an advert from a Kuwaiti telecoms company that advocated “bombing violence with mercy”. I’m a … Continue reading

Wednesday 31 January 2018
by Wulf
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Nervous Aunts

More video, but this time on a political theme. I was intrigued to see how Lord Lisvane would talk about nervous aunts and tie it into the theme of Brexit: I think he actually makes a very good point. Would … Continue reading

Monday 1 January 2018
by Wulf
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Happy Pills

At the end of last week, the Daily Mail made a big splash of news about the substantial increase of antidepressant prescriptions in the UK over the past 15 years. In round terms, about 10% of the population take medication … Continue reading

Tuesday 3 October 2017
by Wulf
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Doing it to ourselves

Yesterday was full of sombre news, demonstrating yet again the flaws in the mythology that Western nations are bastions of tranquility only under threat from malign external influences. In Catalunya or North East Spain, against a long background of debate … Continue reading

Monday 19 June 2017
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Down to the Root

It has been a rough few weeks in the UK. Three significant terrorist attacks and the tragedy of the inferno at Grenfell Tower. The election result was almost light relief, although it came at the cost of millions of pounds … Continue reading