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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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2005 – Hurricane Katrina
2005 – Hurricane Katrina

29 August 2005 – New Orleans It’s been ten years since Katrina tore through the South East of the United States, causing thousands to lose

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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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1997 – The 1997 General Election
1997 – The 1997 General Election

1 May 1997 – United Kingdom TRIGGER WARNING: The images and video associated with this post may be “too nineties” for young children, and may

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1994 – The Rwandan Genocide

6 April 1994 – Kigali When a aeroplane carrying the President was shot down over Rwanda’s capital, Kigali, the government responded in brutal fashion. The

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1993 – Maastricht and NAFTA
1993 – Maastricht and NAFTA

1 November 1993 – Europe; 8 December 1993 – Washington D.C. 1993 saw the ratification of the Maastricht Treaty in Europe, and the formation of

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1992 – The Premier League
1992 – The Premier League

15 August 1992 – London, Ipswich, Liverpool, Southampton, Coventry, Leeds and Sheffield The sport of Association Football was invented in 1992 when the Premier League

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1989 – The Fall of the Berlin Wall

9 November 1989 – Berlin Mauerfall1 is one of two iconic events in my lifetime that might be said to mark the “end” of the

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1985 – WrestleMania
1985 – WrestleMania

31 March 1985 – New York City This was the moment that the modern version of professional wrestling – cartoon characters, big venues, loud music,

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