October 2014

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Kobane is this generation’s Stalingrad

By the summer of 1942, the outcome of the second world war was easy to predict.  The German U-boat operations in the North Atlantic were proving increasingly successful in sinking Allied ships.  In North Africa,…

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The most equal society in the world

Today is Blog Action Day and the subject this year is inequality.  Which has led me to think about its opposite, equality.  And having lived for many years in what was one of the most…