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Bending the truth at Beersheba

The Beersheba ceremony looked spectacular, but it got the history seriously wrong. Just quietly, I can’t wait for all the World War I centenaries to fade into the past. As a kid I remember the Last Post as a plaintive … Continue reading

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When traditions and insecurities cloud the mind

The prejudices of West Bank ultra-Zionists illuminate the fallacies and contradictions at the heart of our failing climate policies. [5 February 2013 | Peter Boyer] The best insights into life happen at the most unexpected times, as it did the … Continue reading

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How ignorance and inertia are working against us

Political opposition to climate science picks and chooses its target, rejecting the scientific tool that last week gave us a medical breakthrough on the cold virus. [24 July 2012 | Peter Boyer] David Walsh, bless him, has transformed Tasmania in … Continue reading

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