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Scottish Independence–What next?

It is most important that we continue to capitalise on the surge of political activity which so energised the Yes campaign.

However what can realistically be done or campaigned for? 152 more words

Food For Thought

After Shock of the Scottish Referendum

I have not written my blog since the referendum. I was so appalled by the result, so near and yet so far but more especially about how much of what I feared has since come true. 255 more words

Food For Thought

The 'untouchable' lightness of reality

My opinion piece on the controversy that followed the latest IHDS-II caste survey results on ‘untouchability’. Essentially a rebuttal to the “survey methodology was questionable” and “project to malign Hinduism” arguments from the Hindu right-wing libertarian quarters has been published at Bodhi Commons. You can read it here.

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What are the Brownsville Agreement and Mérida Initiatives?

Following a three year undercover investigation during the presidency of William Jefferson Clinton, The US Departments of Treasury and Justice brought indictments against 14 large Mexican banks and 26 bankers for laundering drug money (Natta 1998; Rosenzweig and Sheridan 1998)⁠. 1,077 more words

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