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Yes, we probably need to better define “neoliberalism”
Yes, we probably need to better define “neoliberalism”

Well. Twitter seems to be in a bit of a state. That’s not new. But this week’s debate is over whether neoliberalism is really a

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2014 – The Russian Annexation of Crimea

18 March 2014 – Crimea This sort of thing wasn’t supposed to happen any more. Europe had found other ways to settle its disputes. Armies

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2009 – H1N1

25 April 2009 – Geneva Overall … I consider [the British government’s] response to have been proportionate and effective. There is much good practice on

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2008 – The Great Recession
2008 – The Great Recession

29 September 2008 – New York The economic climate of the early twenty-first century will be explained with reference to the stock market crash in

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2003 – The Iraq War Protests
2003 – The Iraq War Protests

15 February 2003 – Various Despite the numbers, the war went ahead anyway. The images over the following years became almost as iconic as those

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2002 – The Salt Lake City Winter Olympics
2002 – The Salt Lake City Winter Olympics

8 February 2002 – Salt Lake City My mother once told me of a place, With waterfalls an unicorns flying. Where there was no suffering,

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2001 – September 11
2001 – September 11

11 September 2001 – New York, Arlington, VA, Shanksville, PA The terrorist attacks on “9/11” were horrific. The sheer scale of the damage, the cultural

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2000 – The Millennium Bug
2000 – The Millennium Bug

1 January 1900 – Earth Technology can become obselete. That in itself doesn’t seem to be too contentious a statement. Just ask coopers, smiths and

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1999 – The Columbine High School Massacre

20 April 1999 – Columbine Last week, it was fortunate coincidence that I had planned to write about Google the weekend after getting back from

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1998 – Google, Inc.
1998 – Google, Inc.

4 September 1998 – Menlo Park Hoover, Xerox and Coke have come to mean vacuum cleaner, photocopier and cola in colloquial English. Such was the

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