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Monthly Archives: September, 2012

News of Future Past

Newspapers, by their very nature, are reporting yesterday’s news. In the age of 24 hour news programming, and the restless revolutions of social media, newspaper sales are waning. David Leigh, … Continue reading

September 30, 2012

Transcript of Christopher Hitchens on Free Speech

FIRE!!! Fire… fire… fire! Now you’ve heard it. Not shouted in a crowded theatre, admittedly, as I realise I seem now to have shouted it in the Hogwarts dining room. … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · 3 Comments

Clegg’s Apology

Before the 2012 Liberal Democrat Conference, party leader Nick Clegg released a video apologising for breaking a pledge to not increase student tuition fees. Mr Clegg said: “It was a … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

A Sinful of Sugar

Mayor Bloomberg of New York has sought a ban on soft drinks being served in bottles larger than 16 ounces. France has introduced a two cents tax on soft drinks, … Continue reading

September 9, 2012 · 1 Comment