Liam Thompson
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Game of Thrones

(1) Comments | Posted 12 October 2012 | (12:16)

The Conservative Party Conference this week, as with the other two party conferences, was notable for a supreme lack of passion or insight. It seems that, faced with a world order in flux and a rapidly unravelling economic model, our political leaders really just don't know what to do. I...

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Malek Jandali: Soundtracking the Syrian Spring

(1) Comments | Posted 15 January 2012 | (23:00)

When a young street vendor, confronted one too many times by the tyranny of petty officialdom, set himself alight in a busy Tunisian market just over one year ago, a series of events was set in motion that have reshaped the world.

For Arab people everywhere 2011 was a...

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