• Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

    The Aliens Have Won

    by  • December 13, 2010 • Projects • 1 Comment

    SF writer Charlie Stross has an excellent analysis of why so many people now feel politically powerless. He asks why is the world so clearly going wrong and why can’t anyone fix it. His proposal is that the problem can be laid at the door of corporations, which are hive organisms “constructed out of...

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    The Meaning Of The 21st Century

    by  • January 29, 2010 • Politics, science • 0 Comments

    Further to recent discussions, I wanted to flag up a book – The Meaning of the 21st Century: a vital blue print for ensuring our future by James Martin – which raises many of the big issues facing us, the great opportunities technology can bring, and then ties it all up in a nice,...

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    Time For A New Politics

    by  • January 27, 2010 • Politics • 12 Comments

    For most of my adult life I’ve been involved in various forms of campaigning across a variety of issues. I’ve worked with politicians at all levels, and advised and consulted. But I’m increasingly of the opinion that the politicians we have are part of the problem, not the solution. We face the greatest crises...

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    New Blog At Red Room

    by  • June 19, 2008 • Writing • 0 Comments

    I’m starting to blog about politics, environmental issues, social issues and some of my other interests at Red Room, which is a new community for writers and readers. This site will continue with its usual eclectic approach to my writing and interests in the fields of science, mysticism, mythology, publishing in general, and other...

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    Where’s Jed Bartlett When You Need Him?

    by  • November 10, 2006 • Politics • 0 Comments

    It’s time for a confession: I am an addict. It’s a secret shame that at times has seen me ostracised from my family, left alone at the bar and harangued in public. The monkey on my back is not sex, drugs or booze, it’s politics. My stimulant of choice would be of the US...

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