Category Archives: History

Leon Rosselson and The Last Chance: Being morally right in a morally wrong world

Leon Rosselson is one of the best kept secrets of British music. He is an amazing lyricist, an under-appreciated tunesmith and as clever a writer of protest songs as they come. He is also a proponent of the kind of politics that sound good … Continue reading

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Wile E. Coyote vs. the Israeli Air force : a slightly mathematical look at the “Gaza massacre”

‘Hear that?  It’s the sound of children’s laughter… silenced’ I’m reminded of this classic Kent Brockman quote when I think about the western reaction to the ongoing civil war in Syria, only instead of laughter, it’s the sound of outrage and … Continue reading

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September the 11th conspiracy. The argument from demolition absurdity

11 years ago, this century’s defining moments and images were captured on the island of Manhattan. The fall of the world trade center twin towers was an enormous tragedy and has since become a symbol of the challenges humanity faces … Continue reading

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