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Category Archives: Politicrox
When I moved from London to Cromer, colleagues were genuinely aghast, How, they asked, would I get to international meetings? “Norwich International Airport,” I replied. It’s 35 minutes’ easy drive from my door. Parking is plentiful, cheap, and all of … Continue reading
Unless you have spent the past week in a box buried 37 miles beneath the surface of Mars, you’ll have been aware that yesterday was the funeral of Baroness Thatcher, who was the Prime Minister of Britain between 1979 and … Continue reading
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News has reached mes oreilles of the Breakthrough Prizes in the Life Sciences, whose Foundation aims to honor five scientists annually to the tune of $3m each. This year, however, is an inaugural splurge, in which eleven laureates get to … Continue reading
What a week it’s been. Honestly, if you’d have made up this week’s news, nobody would have believed you. So, what have we had? * A meteor exploded over Russia, quite close to the city of Chelyabinsk. The impactor is … Continue reading
Boris Johnson, whom posterity will regard as the greatest statesman of this or any other age, has been wondering about the sauce source of the British taboo against the eating of horseflesh, while le cheval is quite de rigeur on … Continue reading
It wasn’t just a Presidential Election. When they went to the polls earlier this month, Americans in various nooks and corners around the U. S. and A. voted on a number of propositions, notwithstanding inasmuch as which gay marriage would … Continue reading
Whenever I poke my head above the parapet and claim that the anti-Israeli posturing one sees on the Left is thinly disguised antisemitism (a contention that has overwhelming evidence to support it) I am always treated to the unedifying spectacle … Continue reading