Monthly Archives: July 2014

Reflections on an Unforgiving Day

This article comes from Stratfor, one of the world’s leading intelligence organisations. It provides a big-picture, exceptionally incisive analysis on the current conflicts in Russia, Ukraine, Israel and Gaza that can only be provided by world-class intellectuals who have spent many … Continue reading

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Germany destroy Brazil’s final dreams with seven-goal battering

It was the night Germany removed the crown from football royalty. They did so with their own version of the beautiful game and, by the time they had finished, Brazil had suffered an ignominy that was so extreme and implausible … Continue reading

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The problem of definition

I was reminded of how problematic – and critical – definitions are in GP when I was doing a Google search for ‘social capital’. My understanding of the term was shaped by a commentary I read some years ago, that … Continue reading

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