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David Blanchflower : GDP per head is up just over 1% since 2008 and real wages are still 7%
below their level at the start of the Great Recession in 2008. The
problem is that many who voted leave thought this was all about
immigration and EU rules, where...
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A Blood-stained Three-ring Circus
Dianne Abbott is good here .
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Microsoft Buys LinkedIn
I'm not doing Platform Wars any more. But this seems big enough to deserve a comment. (quoting my Quora answer ) Microsoft has a history of buying fairly big, reasonable tech. brands that OUGHT to offer them an interesting direction to evolve strategically ...
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Three Policies or Pirates
Three policies I'd like to see a Pirate Party (or any forward looking political party) adopt with respect to providers of online services, social networks, communication feeds etc. 1) There should be an option to turn the filter-bubble off.  If you use an a...
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The magnificent BLDGBLOG on Occult Infrastructure and the “Funerary Teleportation Grid” of Greater London
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Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Mazda and Mitsubishi’s cars are shown to emit significantly more NOx pollution on the road than in regulatory tests
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Bashibazouks
Momus is seriously pissed off with Brexit. And enlisting a world-class vituperator to help him express his rage. :-) Meanwhile there's a 30 year retrospective album of Momus songs coming out, selected by the man himself. Thoughts on the tracklist. I see why...
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On Corbyn
So, my official position on the insurgency against Jeremy Corbyn from his own cabinet. As, so often these days, in the form of a Quora answer to the question : Are people calling for Jeremy Corbyn to step down after Brexit delusional? Un-fucking-believably ...
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Rants
Rant #1 Microsoft, you idiots! Why do you try to force me to create a new Microsoft account to use Skype on my new Windows Machine? I don't want another Microsoft account and I already HAVE a Skype account. (Which is yours anyway). Why not just silently mer...
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Defeating ISIS
These days I seem to do most of my writing / thinking / arguing etc. on Quora.

So for the record, here's what I'm saying about ISIS and the UK vote to join in airstrikes. (Question : "House of Commons in UK voted for action against ISIS/ISIL in Syria - Is...
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Observers say UK and US are seeking to water down agreement so that any autonomous weapons deployed before talks conclude will be beyond reach of ban
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