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Politics And Financial Ignorance In Penge

By Alexander Baron

As the General Election looms, the main parties are out campaigning for our votes, so are the je parties, including TUSC. No, that is not a misspelling of tusk, though TSK TSK might be a better name; the acronym stands for Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition. Talking of misspelling, how much confidence would you have […]

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Should Human Genetic Engineering Continue?

By Tim Sandle

Think of a society where you can choose the characteristics of your child: eye or skin color, or even intelligence?  Sounds like science fiction or the worst excesses of the eugenics movement. However, technologically achieving this type of thing is very close. Such technology poses ethical questions. For these reasons, back in April 2015, a […]

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Why Does The EU Hate Google?

By Alexander Baron

Wanna hear a je? Google is a threat to the survival of independent artists. Seriously? According to Danny Hakim writing in the New York Times, April 15, that claim was made at a recent forum held at a luxury hotel in London recently. Has this anonymous attendee ever heard of YouTube, which is owned by […]

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Farage And The Truth About Anti-Discrimination Laws

By Alexander Baron

This week, Nigel Farage has come under attack for suggesting the race industry should be abolished and all so-called race relations legislation with it. Even David Cameron has joined in, but the most amusing comment came from Trevor Phillips who said the abolition of the race industry would lead to incompetence. The reality is very […]

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Why Indian Science Students Have Been Out On Strike

By Tim Sandle

Thousands of Indian PhD students have been on protests in New hi and have taken strike action in response to a ayed pay rise. A smaller number have even been on hunger strike. The latest protests are continuation of similar action seen last year over the same issue. Following student action last year, the Indian Department of Science […]

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Will Ericsson’s Lawsuit Block The Sales Of Apple Products In The USA?

By TLN

Friday was about Ericsson filing lawsuits and taking legal actions concerning some patent issues. While two complaints have been filed with the US International Trade Commission, seven lawsuits are filed in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas against Apple. The former has alleged the latter over breaching 41 of its patents. […]

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What’s Going On With Bitcoin?

By Alexander Baron

A short while ago, you could hardly check Google News without seeing the word Bitcoin. It was being sold to us as the greatest thing since sliced bread, if not the wheel, the answer to all our problems, a currency that was totally secure and could be used internationally without the government spying on us. […]

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London LETSlink Reorganises

By Alexander Baron

If you haven’t heard of LETS, (or perhaps properly L.E.T.S.) the acronym stands for Local Enterprise Trading Scheme/System. It is a method of trading without money in these hard times. LETS has been around for over thirty years, and is a form of barter with people exchanging goods and services locally. The London LETS […]

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