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Byerlusconi

December 2, 2013 12:21 pm0 comments
Byerlusconi

Senate says: «yes!» the former italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has to pack his bags and leave the Parliament. Many cannot understand, though, the need of vote in order to stop a person convicted of fraud from representing his Country. It should have been immediate, don’t you think? If a […]

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Berlusconi’s unfortunate spin of luck

September 12, 2013 11:45 am2 comments
Berlusconi’s unfortunate spin of luck

Italy. Let’s do a little Brainstorming: Pizza, spaghetti, Florence, the Pope, Dante, Pavarotti, Roman Empire, Berlusconi. Let’s stop here: Silvio Berlusconi. For the ones that ignore his existence, he was the former italian Prime minister, known mostly for his scandals than for his government policy, for his vices rather than […]

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Sympathy for the New Pharaoh

December 1, 2012 11:13 am2 comments
Sympathy for the New Pharaoh

Mohammed Mursi has recently given himself sweeping powers, leading to international condemnation for being a ‘New Pharaoh’, a potential despot even worse than Hosni Mubarack. There’s serious protesting again in Tahrir Square, and opposition growing against Mursi’s police. International powers are preparing to condemn the development.   After all, everyone remembers […]

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Are Humans Too Fallible For Democracy?

November 6, 2012 1:30 pm2 comments
Are Humans Too Fallible For Democracy?

With the American elections imminent, and the UK choosing Police Commissioners on November 15, it’s worth investigating the gaping chasms behind the theories underpinning democracy, and the reality of human interaction. Western-style democracy is typically defended according to two principles – either (i) the electorate are best positioned to choose […]

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God Save The Queen?

June 9, 2012 10:23 am1 comment
God Save The Queen?

Suffice it to say I grew up in a house where the Sex Pistols were played at me loudly from a young age. But I can’t deny that there have been two events in my time in London, where there has been a sense of community: the Royal Wedding and […]

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Feeling sick with Jubilee fever

May 30, 2012 12:29 pm7 comments
Feeling sick with Jubilee fever

The next few weeks are going to be hard for me. Yes, I have University exams, and they’re bad enough, and no, I don’t cope well with hot weather, but there’s something much worse bothering me. Can you guess what it is? Jubilee fever. As a Welsh nationalist and a […]

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