Every Country is Perfectly Designed …

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This article rings true to me, as the UK’s current challenges are not just economic. They are structural and cultural. The society wants (deserves?) to be a modern, socially liberal and inclusive one, northern European with a strong NHS, care for those in need, social safety nets, strong on human rights, strong on both arts and science etc. But it …

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide in Cambodia’s ‘Nuremberg’ moment

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From the Guardian (November 16 2018): Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea are the two most senior living leaders of regime that presided over deaths of at least 1.7 million in Cambodia. About two million people died during Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime. Two of its senior leaders have been on trial on charges of genocide. Photograph: MARKA / Alamy Stock Photo/Alamy …