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The Virtual Agora

The ancient Greeks had the agora – the open marketplace, where, along with buying the day’s zucchini and feta and bad wine, the affairs of the day were discussed, and the big questions pondered. That’s where we get the concept … Continue reading

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Obama’s Failed Presidency

It seems so long ago but you might remember – in the last weeks of his presidency, George Bush (the second one) reverted to type. With the world’s economy collapsing around him and the two wars he started early in … Continue reading

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