Tag Archives: Politics

Iraq is left in a sectarian rut after the elite’s horse trading

The war-ravaged country finally has a government, but what kind of precedent does it set for the future? Continue reading

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Tony Benn: Classroom Assistant to the Nation

The neat parting of Tony Benn’s baby soft white hair, as he bends over to stuff tobacco into his pipe, is clearly visible and I can’t help but notice its careful construction. His well worn hands trembling slightly, he tries to light the pipe in between every question I ask him – but the moment he opens his mouth to speak the flame promptly dies out. Continue reading

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