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Colonial wars
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Colonial wars

Donald’ Trump’s latest TV address reversed his pre-election commitments, to withdraw troops from Afghanistan.   Steve Latham   Instead he promised to increase the numbers of US soldiers there, and fight to win. In effect, he is continuing Barak Obama’s policy in the region. The geopolitical demands of US foreign […]

My life in crime
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My life in crime

I have recently taken to pondering the might-have-beens of my life, the alternative futures, possible pathways, which events might have taken.   Steve Latham   Physicists theorise that there is not just one reality, but a multiverse of different versions of this one, producing an infinite number of parallel universes. […]

A liminal age?
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A liminal age?

It is commonplace to identify our epoch as one of liminality; the idea that we live in a unique period of transition and change.   Steve Latham   In this liminal age, we are betwixt and between. Everything is unclear, vague; neither one thing nor the other. The old has […]