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What I’m up to now – Building a research transparency app

I’ve basically stopped writing journalism for the time being. My last piece was an impassioned cry for progressives not to assume a Clinton victory, and to therefore hold their noses and vote for the lesser evil. We were in a … Continue reading

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Remembering the Ghouta massacre

Originally posted on Leila's blog:
Two years ago the Syrian regime dropped Sarin gas on multiple locations across the eastern and western Ghouta, an agricultural, industrial and residential district on the outskirts of Damascus. It was the deadliest use…

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A phone call from Jeremy Corbyn

Originally posted on Crispin Flintoff – Labour Party campaigner:
On Monday the #JC4PM tour hit Swansea. The date had been planned months ago and tickets had been selling well before the attempted coup on Jeremy Corbyn. But in the week between the…

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JAN25 piece on ImportantCool

Some of you may have noticed that this blog has been very quiet recently. If you actually pay that much attention to my work, you may also have noticed I’ve been busy, along with a bunch of others, founding ImportantCool.com … Continue reading

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[PHOTOS] Egyptians Defy Military Regime And Show Solidarity With Gaza

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Originally posted on bayareaintifada:
? Despite Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s close collaboration with the Israeli Occupation Forces and siege of Gaza, Egyptians have staged solidarity actions across the country against Israeli aggression. The actions have mostly been ignored by both the…

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The things they said that day

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Nader on the “isms”

No Big Thinkers On The Left, says Nader. It’s always been presented to me that the lack of an “ism”, or any big picture systemic vision that could be portrayed as a victory for freedom of thought, with people no … Continue reading

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