Monthly Archives For May 2008

Census 1991: 15 Years On

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…thus the main factors driving this strong growth performance relate to the consolidation of a strong competitive position in an increasingly global international market augmented by a sizeable expansion in the supply of labour. Furthermore,…

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Regretfully, Yes

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The posters are up, opinion is shifting (or solidifying) and the campaign is entering its final stages. It seems opportune therefore to move on from simple criticism of Libertas (which seems to antagonise some of…

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Class Trip

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A surprise from Cannes, the host country got its first Palme d’Or since Maurice Pialat’s Sous le soleil de Satan in 1987. The winner was Laurent Cantet for Entre les murs (known in English as…

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Sugar is a Socialist Issue

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In case there are other people who have not read the book ‘Sugar Blues’ by William Dufty – originally published in 1976 – it can surely be highly recommended. Dufty was an ardent exponent of…

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Commiserations!!

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“Power . . . to All Our Friends!!!” I see that much of the biased liberal-communist mainstream English-language media have been running the ridiculous story about how British singer Cliff Richards (seen above) was robbed…

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The Stupidity of Dignity

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The Stupidity of Dignity Stephen Pinker on the publication of Human Dignity and Bioethics, a seemingly dubious report by President Bush’s Council on Bioethics. Let’s say it’s heavily influenced by the Bible…

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Who Fears to Speak of ‘68

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40 years on, and the legacy of 1968 remains contested. This is probably inevitable. While it’s one of those few years like 1789, 1848 or 1989 that are synonymous with uprising and revolution, 1968 is…

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