A nation of slaves – Charlie’s Diary

One of my favourite writers finds a particularly difficult nail and hits in squarely on the head in his most recent article, and asks a questions that will be sure to have Daily Mail readers choking on their Nescaf√©: Today, in the political discourse of the west, it is almost unthinkably hard to ask a…… Continue reading A nation of slaves – Charlie’s Diary

Links for May 19th

Unpleasant Medicine I think it’s significant that there’s no consensus on the larger-scale significance of environmental threats; indeed, our responses are severely polarized, as if these are debatable matters of opinion rather than ones with quantifiable facts attached. Eyjafjallajoekull can potentially continue to erupt for years, massively disrupting long haul travel across the North Atlantic…… Continue reading Links for May 19th

Bookmarks for March 5th through March 10th

YouTube vs PRS: whoever wins, it’s bad news for musicians – You’ve got to hand it to Google: when it threw its toys out of the pram over its dispute with PRS For Music, it immediately won the PR war. On blogs, boards and Twitter the consensus is: hurrah for Google! It’s sticking it to…… Continue reading Bookmarks for March 5th through March 10th