Category Archives: Environment

A Sense of Proportion

The temperature of the Earth is rising, sea levels are rising, thousands are fleeing war in the Middle East, terrorism is on the rise, human rights-abusing countries are buying up properties and businesses in the UK, corporate tax avoidance is … Continue reading

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Tobacco – the Economy of Death

As a committed anti-smoker with the slight disadvantage of a thirty-a-day habit, I have a great many issues with cigarettes. My main one, until recently, was this: the tobacco industry is run by a small group of incredibly rich, death-dealing … Continue reading

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Big Bother

So I’ve got this idea for a new television programme that I’m considering touting to various channels. It’s a basic premise where a planet is populated by seven billion humans and they are set various tasks each week to try … Continue reading

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