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Political Systems Analysis

The cultural wars of the sixties were fought over many issues – sex, drugs and rock and roll of course – as Mick Jagger and such folks appalled the generation who had grown up on Glenn Miller and then aged … Continue reading

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Opening in Darkness

The first Monday of the year in Los Angeles opened with cold rain and high winds slapping it up against the windows – but it figures. There were dire emails from friends – things going terribly wrong all over, or … Continue reading

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