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 …

Clown Carts, Lettuces & Integrity

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The public can only watch the continued machinations in Westminster with horror. We can complain, but the many are at the total mercy of a tiny few. Only a few weeks ago Johnson couldn’t hold onto his cabinet. A proven liar and a lazy self-server, now he’s a hero in the wings. What utter crap. Integrity seems an old idea. …