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Down with Dengism

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Rejection of democracy in any form was fundamental to Deng’s viewpoint.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The likelihood of a British exit from the EU

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As a result of various ostensibly minor issues, the likelihood of a British exit seems to be increasing—which fundamentally alters the importance of the vote in Scotland.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Peace in an age of extremes

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We live in a time of progress and folly. From bullet trains to the Mars rover, humanity has an insatiable appetite for pushing boundaries and breaking records. But, while radical ambition can drive progress, it can also fuel recklessness and large-scale devastation, as we see today in Iraq, Syria, Gaza, western China and elsewhere. In an age of extremes, how can peace be achieved?

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The high cost of cheap meat

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Factory-style livestock production is a critical driver of agricultural industrialization. Its remorseless expansion is contributing to climate change, deforestation, biodiversity loss, and human-rights violations—all to satisfy Western societies’ unhealthy appetite for cheap meat.

Posted: September 5th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Educating everyone

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The odds are weighed heavily against achieving the target set by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of ensuring by December 2015 that every school-age child is actually in school.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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