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Comment: The day Westminster gave up on science

The government has given up on evidence-based policy making. We’re now firmly in the land of fairy tales. By Ian Dunt It’s a staggering admission of guilt. It’s like having a public argument with the murder victim hours before they find the body. The government has given up on the need for scientific advice before… Read more »

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Comment: Fifa and Wikileaks reveal the limits of press freedom

From Switzerland to Washington, the leaders of the world are lashing out as technology threatens their rule. Ian Dunt If you’re of my generation, you were told a happy story about history. The fall of the Berlin wall promoted a narrative about the perpetual improvement of Western societies. We would be more secure, but also… Read more »