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Close Down Public Health England

I liked this purely as a piece of English. It’s about Public Health England’s plans to ruin food by reformulating it. …At the heart of the reformulation delusion is an ignorance of market forces, a deep suspicion of industry and … Continue reading

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Buying Greenland

Donald Trump sure thinks big: Trump confirms he is considering attempt to buy Greenland President says bid would be ‘essentially a real estate deal’ Danish semi-autonomous territory has said it is not for sale It won’t be the first such … Continue reading

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Great Migrations

Interesting: What we’re looking at is actually the biggest migration since the barbarian invasions of the Roman Empire. There will be tens of millions—scores of millions—of Africans trying to get into Europe. I don’t know how the Europeans will keep … Continue reading

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Will Climate Change Soon Dominate Politics?

I’m intrigued about the way that global warming seems to be becoming a huge political issue. It just seems to get bigger and bigger. For example: AOC’s Chief-Of-Staff Admits Green New Deal About Implementing Socialism – ‘It wasn’t originally a … Continue reading

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No Clapping

Something I only just noticed. This piece of lunacy seems to have been a British invention last year: The student union at Manchester University in England voted last week to ban clapping and whooping in favor of more inclusive “jazz … Continue reading

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Another Slowly Mounting Civil War

Smoking Lamp has drawn attention to this: One of the upsides of living in France is enjoying a drink or something to eat on one of the many café terraces, and be it sunny or rainy, smokers are always part … Continue reading

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The Global Empire of Tobacco Control

I suppose that it seems to me to be about as likely that Britain will leave the EU as it is that Britain will repeal the smoking ban. It’s not going to happen. Or at least not any time soon. … Continue reading

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