Monthly Archives: October 2018

ECHR ruling paves the way for “Marry Your Rapist” Laws in Europe

You’ve probably already read about the European Court of Human Rights ruling this week that the right to free expression does not include the right to defame the Prophet Mohammed.  The story has been reported in most national newspapers, and … Continue reading

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The Great “Factfulness” Con

I was in South Africa earlier this year, visiting my dad, when I first read a review of Hans Rosling’s book “Factfulness”.  I remember excitedly reading some of the key points of the review to my dad, who expressed skepticism … Continue reading

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A Star is (Loudly) Born

Apologies to the small number of loyal readers who eagerly await the arrival of a new blog post – I’ve been going through one of those phases where so much, and yet so little, of interest seems to be happening … Continue reading

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