Monthly Archives: July 2015

Wealth is a state of mind

I recommend that all watch the video just broadcast in the UK on Channel 4 News this evening. The video is one of a report, by Jamal Osmond, from Somaliland. Never heard of it? Me too. Somaliland is not … Continue reading

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From the Treaty of Rome to the Tragedy of the Commons

This post has been prompted by recent comments on an old post on another blog. That blog is Learning from Dogs, and the old post – dating from December 2011 – was about the financial crisis in Greece… Yes, it … Continue reading

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Fracking off in Lancashire (and elsewhere?)

I know this is very late but, it is such significant moment, I feel I must comment on the recent decision of Lancashire County Council to refuse to allow fracking to proceed in their county. Never mind that their decision … Continue reading

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