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Worth Reading 105: Better ways of making paper

How Liberal Democrat MPs voted against making it far harder to misuse libel – Depressing. A Senate in the Gun Lobby’s Grip – Gabrielle Giffords in the New York Times Dead children and monied politicians – and David Simon on how American democracy is failing under the unrestrained influence of lobbyists and money. Do you […]

Worth Reading 5: Starred

And when you look into the internet, the internet looks also into you: Tunisia: The uprising has a hashtag – Did you know there’s an uprising against the government of Tunisia underway? Neither did I, but this article’s a helpful introduction to the issues. Eliminationist rhetoric and the shooting of Gabrielle Giffords – The much-linked-to […]

Worth Reading 4: Great Justice!

Hello world! Here are things to interest you: Beware those who sneer at ‘human rights imperialism’ – Comment is Free finally publishes a counter-argument to their worst article of 2010. Sohrab Ahmari makes some powerful points explaining just why universal rights are important. Browne’s Gamble – Probably linked to and seen by a lot of […]