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|Scottish Referendum results
Polls are open in Scotland for the referendum on independence. In accordance with standard British practice they are open 7am to 10pm (British Summer Time is in force, one hour ahead of GMT). it ...
|The devastated human built environment - an important book
Looking at the destruction after Sandy and thinking about what needs to be rebuilt. An enormously complex ecosystem has been devastated. Not just the natural world but the human-made world, whoever ��
|Donald Trump stinks in Britain
While Donald Trump gets ready to do whatever Birther skunks do to foul up decent people’s lives, he has been caught up in a renewed and continuing stink in Britain. The BBC has just broadcast the ...
|The very British bits in the Opening Ceremony explored
There are a number of British references in the Olympic opening ceremony that may not be immediately obvious to non-Britons. Perhaps some here might be interested in teasing out the wider connections�
|Hail To The Chief and the KKK
When the assembled bands play ‘Hail To The Chief’ for President Obama on Tuesday, there will be a small cultural irony linking this to the Ku Klux Klan. The music was originally a ...
|Across the boundaries in these times
I have a friend who’s uncle was, for many years, a very left-wing Labour MP in Britain. One of the people who would be insulted if you accused them of not being a Socialist. Very much not &...
|Singing the Complaints Blues ... happy Thanksgiving
Something completely different to cheer up the Thanksgiving season.... From Helsinki - the Helsingin Valituskuoro (Complaints Choir). With English subtitles in case you don't speak Finnish.
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|Resources for political bloggers||saugatojas||10/07/2004||-||-||-||-|
|Foreign Journalists shafted in time for elections||saugatojas||07/08/2004||3||-||-||-|
|Script for F 9/11 on the Web||saugatojas||07/07/2004||2||-||-||1|
|Two Cheers For Democracy in this world||saugatojas||04/20/2004||1||-||-||-|
|Lexington and Karbala||saugatojas||04/09/2004||2||-||-||-|
|Nolan verdict upcoming||saugatojas||12/27/2003||-||-||-||-|
|the last few days of Ramadan||saugatojas||11/21/2003||-||-||-||-|
|Bush in UK notes||saugatojas||11/21/2003||5||-||-||-|
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