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It’s Comic Relief Day, so why am I not laughing?

So it’s Comic Relief day here in the UK, the biennial mixture of fun, sentimentality and seriousness as the nation’s comedians attempt to make as open our wallets in response to laughter and tears. Celebrities will undertake ‘challenges’ to bring … Continue reading

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The centre can hold: things don’t always fall apart

The New York Times has a feature looking at the birth of new nation states from the disintegration of the old (similar, although less extensive to the interactive map The Guardian published online a couple of weeks ago). The usual … Continue reading

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