A glorious limbo

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Under the banner of one country two systems, Hong Kong lives in a glorious limbo. Sort of democratic, sort of liberal, sort of not. There is Google and Facebook and a free enough press to publish Edward Snowden’s revelations. Though, as with the Damocles, all of this hangs by a delicate thread. This is as … Continued

Maybe Superman will save us

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We’ve just seen the back of a tough year for us all. This was a year where the UK left the European Union, the United States elected the shavings of a cancerous scrotal infection into presidential office, and populist-facism returned to Europe. And also Bowie died. It’s already become a (well-worn to the point of … Continued

Not a complete washout

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Like a few other weirdos who presumably also never let go of the crush they had on their English teacher, I like writing. However, as another year opens, I still don’t know enough about anything to write about it without sounding like a five-pint fresher sounding off about US foreign policy on the dance floor … Continued