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England Swings – UK

ABC Australia Journeyman Pictures With the Olympics just around the corner, not every Londoner is accepting the runaway hyperbole surrounding the city’s big sporting carnival. We take a look at both sides of the debate raging in the capital. “No … Continue reading

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Quotes: No Treason by Lysander Spooner

An American individualist anarchist, political philosopher and legal theorist, Lysander Spooner, published  No Treason: The Constitution of No Authority is 1867. The following quotes have been selected from various sections of the essays. From No Treason No 1: “The principle that … Continue reading

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Julia Gillard’s Richard Nixon moment

Kangaroo Court of Australia Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and the former US President Richard Nixon have something in common in that they both went on national television and showed total contempt for their positions and the public when their … Continue reading

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Contempt of Conscience

“Contempt of Conscience” is a documentary about the formation, and goals of, a group of conscientious objectors called The Peace Tax Seven. “Too often war is associated with deaths and statistics and audiences miss out on some of the more … Continue reading

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War Is the Health of the State

Randolf Bourne Struggle 1918 First part of an essay entitled “The State,” which was left unfinished at Bourne’s untimely death in 1918 To most Americans of the classes which consider themselves significant the war [World War I] brought a sense … Continue reading

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Lunch with the FT: Zbigniew Brzezinski

Source: FT The former US security adviser tells why he is worried about Barack Obama and China – and reveals a ‘visceral contempt’ for Tony Blair. Read More: Lunch with the FT: Zbigniew Brzezinski

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