Tag Archives: Julius Caesar

Upon what meat?

The Barclays fine is but the latest in a chain of scandals of global significance.  In each case, the perpetrators were shown to have sealed themselves into a culture of assumed invincibility over against the rest of us: exposed by … Continue reading

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Revolution checklist

The Arab Revolt presently convulsing various countries is following a familiar script, albeit one with local variations: it has been refined in turn by England (1640 – 1660), France (1789 – 1800), Russia (1917), Ethiopia (1974 – 1977), Iran (1979) … Continue reading

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