Tag Archive: politics

KIRUNA’S CHOICE: Dominic Hinde’s ‘A Utopia Like Any Other: Inside the Swedish Model’

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By Rory Scothorne Utopias are hard to avoid. Look at the popular culture of rich western societies, for instance. TV series like Master of None show implausibly wealthy millennials spending implausible quantities of… Continue reading

A POLITICAL TOUR OF ISTANBUL: ‘The Book of Istanbul’, edited by Jim Hinks and Gül Turner

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This piece is part of our Life in the 21st Century City thread, an occasional series of reviews, essays and travelogues. It seeks to explore the felt reality of world cities today and the experience of… Continue reading

MAKING OUR DREAMS COME TRUE: JAMES FOLEY AND PETE RAMAND’S YES: THE RADICAL CASE FOR SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE

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James Foley and Pete Ramand Yes: The Radical Case for Scottish Independence (Pluto Press, 2014) by Tom Coles  1. Radical Skepticism A couple of weeks ago this reviewer attended the Glasgow Skeptics‘ discussion on Scottish Independence,… Continue reading

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