Stagnate or evolve

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By

Shahper Hassan

 

A state where citizens have no rights and where others interfere in your life and your privacy is breached is not a state, it’s a joke.

 

Societies either stagnate or they evolve and they (societies) cannot evolve if citizens are kept ignorant and illiterate, not knowing about their Constitutional rights especially in a country that calls itself a democracy.

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The lies of Lai, Nigerian stories and one pound

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By

Prince Charles Dickson

So I decided to read a Lai related news item, and that was when my admonition for this week took shape…

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Festival audiences line up for ambitious Serbian thriller Incarnation

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By

Marcus Agar

High concept thriller Incarnation is the latest Serbian film to attract attention, as word of mouth builds in the wake of premiere screenings in the UK, US and in the Balkans.

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Hexit – Heathrow Expansion Runway 2B or not 2B – that is the question

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By

Hazel Speed

When reading a poignant comment within a recent article I was most touched to see one by someone whose home may receive a Compulsory Purchase Order, no doubt, if Hexit goes ahead “I would lose my house community and friends.”

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Observations of an Expat: The New Cold War—Authoritarianism vs Representative Democracy

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By

Tom Arms

There is a new Cold War. It has nothing to do with the twentieth century philosophical war cries of communism, socialism, capitalism or free enterprise.

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