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Excellent reading and thinking links

Pathways to power is the latest post on the essential-reading “Leaving Babylon” site. Lots of useful musings on the various tactics “aggrandizers” have used to snatch power…. There’s a good piece about the psychology of revolution (Iran 1978/Egypt 2010) and … Continue reading

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The Age of Involuntary Transparency, transparently…

A little while back I wrote about “the age of involuntary transparency“. Saw this from Charlie Brooker of the Grauniad; We’ve entered an era in which private conversation is impossible. Ever since Gordon Brown was caught calling Gillian Duffy a … Continue reading

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The FT, the Guardian and Deep Throat

In his obit of Mark Felt, FT 20th December, Jurek Martin concludes with this: “He escaped implication in Watergate for years but Mr Felt did encounter legal problems of his own. After leaving the agency which he joined in 1942, … Continue reading

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