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Hat And Beard 2 – Freedom

And so we move on to the second of today’s posts. This one, in honour of Honest Abe, will talk about freedom as I see it. The libertarian blogger Charlotte Gore left a comment yesterday on the heavily-edited version of … Continue reading

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“Equality Of Opportunity”

Another day, another report by Laurie Penny (on something to get my blood boiling. This time it’s a Fabian Society conference in which a Labour minister… a Labour minister! (sorry) , talking about ‘redistribution’, was actually talking about making people … Continue reading

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Linkblogging for 23/07/08

Apes, Legal Personhood and the plight of Nim Chimpsky, about the 1970s ‘talking’ chimp, is worth a read/listen. The Sun has been photoshopping black people out of photos. New Labour’s attitude to poor people. Shockingly, I still actually know some … Continue reading

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