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poetry in politics

I read a children’s book over Christmas, a gift from my clever teacher sister. ‘Cloud Busting’ by Malorie Blackman is a beautifully crafted, emotional tale of childhood friendship, and one passage particularly resonated: a teacher asks his pupils to write … Continue reading

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kill it with fire

It must be super fun to work in the office of Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul: – our fella‚Äôs getting stiffed in the polls – yeah what do you reckon, we need a gimmick – we could destroy stuff? with … Continue reading

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The Republican Party: dead or still twitching?

Less than three in ten Americans view the Republican Party in a favourable light, a CNN poll found this week. And in other breaking news, I’m still flat-chested. Timed to coincide with the publication of the GOP’s 2012 election ‘autopsy‘ … Continue reading

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what is the city but the people?

Here’s a fun fact about Marco Rubio, the 41-year-old Republican Senator from Florida: his first job was building cages for exotic birds. He’s not the first politician to start small; Ronald Reagan washed tables in a women’s dormitory, Jimmy Carter … Continue reading

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republican party mammals pt. 2

There comes a day in one’s life when one sits back, takes a deep breath and says “Hell, I would have had more fun squeezing rancid lemon juice into my eyes whilst chewing on a dead mouse and listening to … Continue reading

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