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  • Alex Abramovich on Come Together: (Although, of course, the other thing to say about Lennon's comment, is that black America didn't need to Beatles to tell black America about black Am...
  • Alex Abramovich on Come Together: Thanks for this, and the other comments, Timothy et. al. This is thorny, problematic stuff—well worth going into at length (I've spent sixteen years...
  • Jeremy Bernstein on The Art of the Nuclear Deal: The Iranians allowed the Russians to take over 11,000 kilograms of low enriched to Russia. Trump made the absurd complaint that the Russians got it al...
  • stettiner on The Art of the Nuclear Deal: Oh, you mean the unsigned deal with Molotov-Ribbentrop-like side agreements? From Reuters: "The United States and its negotiating partners agree...
  • Timothy Rogers on Come Together: There’s a general cluelessness exhibited by the above chain of comments. As to how American black teenagers and older pop music fans felt about whi...
  • denismollison on Cameron Quits Again: In what fundamental way is that different from the present state of the UK? Surely neo-liberalism has an even stronger hold over the UK? In which c...
  • Rikkeh on Lesvos Burning: The lack of empathy is very disturbing. When I was at university (2002-2005), Syria was where the arabic language students went to study for their...
  • martyn94 on Money for nothing?: i suspect that I'm possibly the only person here who has actually tried to do the sums for UBI in anything approaching the real world. The late Ralph ...
  • Michael Martin on Missionaries in a Lift: As someone who resides in the state of Utah (and is not Mormon), I have seen little of the vocal or blatant discontent against Trump other than a lack...
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    • martyn94 on Money for nothing?: i suspect that I'm possibly the only person here who has actually tried to do the sums for UBI in anything approaching the real world. The late Ralph ...
    • IPFreely on Lesvos Burning: Al Jazeera seems to be the only TV programme that regularly reports on the situation and also gives reports on the numbers of refugees crossing by boa...
    • bevin on Cameron Quits Again: "Taking the state on a joy ride and crashing it,.." The EU was doomed from the beginning. It is very difficult to trick people into believing that ne...
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