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There is a light that never goes out — Down by the Dougie

“When it shall be said in any country in the world my poor are happy; neither ignorance nor distress is to be found among them; my jails are empty of prisoners, my streets of beggars; the aged are not in … Continue reading

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1.4 million Brazilians sign zero deforestation bill

Campaigners deliver 1.4 million signatures supporting the zero deforestation bill to the Brazilian congress Photo © Marcos Oliveira/Agência Senado. For the past three years, Greenpeace Brazil has been collecting signatures in support of a bill to establish a zero deforestation … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Imperialism: The New Doctrine of Imperial Right

Jean Bricmont’s concept “humanitarian imperialism” succinctly captures a dilemma that has faced Western leaders and the Western intellectual community since the collapse of the Soviet Union. From the origins of the Cold War, there was a reflexive justification for every … Continue reading

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