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Academic Censorship Season in Full Bloom

Brandeis University, the characterlogically Jewish but academically non-sectarian institution of higher learning, is still preening about having reneged on the honorary degree it was to award Ayaan Hirsi Ali in mid-May. 843 more words

Caravan park at Gyles' Quay set for expansion and upgrade

The caravan park at Gyles’ Quay could be set for a major upgrade and extension.

The property at Maddoxland has been popular for years but now owners the Ferguson’s hope to improve it by catering for the new phenomenon of glamping. 70 more words

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Race Plan by Jeremy Browne.

A  brief review.

I was delighted to discover that I could download this book from Amazon.ca the day it was published in the UK.  This was quite an achievement for a UK publisher.   594 more words

British Politics

Niall Ferguson explains what money really is in a nutshell

I’m now reading his book, “The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World.” I actually just got several pages of the first chapter, but I think there are some important lines that need to be noted and shared here. 276 more words

Books

Critical Analysis Part 5 - The End

And so, after a long semester, the final part of the Critical Analysis has been completed. It’s been a wild ride, but I feel like my understanding of the world improved a bit more in doing this series (in addition to a certain other course). 325 more words

Critical Analysis

The Long Long LONG Trail: First World War on the TV (part 1)

With the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War looming, we have already seen a steady increase in the amount of programs related to the First World War on television. 492 more words

Critical Analysis Part 4 - War and War Accessories

And thus is it time to release Part Four of our Analysis of Niall Ferguson’s Empire. Today’s analyzed chapter, ‘Maxim Force’, discusses the ‘New Imperial’ phase wherein increased Militarism, Patriotism and Anxiety reigned supreme in Britain. 70 more words

Critical Analysis