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Colonised and coloniser, empire′s poison infects us all George Monbiot Comment is free The Guardian

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Category: World

From www.guardian.co.uk

Over the gates of Auschwitz were the words "Work Makes You Free". Over the gates of the Solovetsky camp in Lenin′s gulag: "Through Labour " Freedom!". Over the gates of the Ngenya detention camp, run by the British in Kenya: "Labour and Freedom".

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War between the sexes TLS

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Category: Science

From www.the-tls.co.uk

Sex on six legs, or eight, can be a decidedly sordid affair. As Darwin himself observed, one should not look for moral uplift in nature. For the economist and Darwinist Paul Seabright, insect sex nonetheless neatly illustrates the dialectical nature of sexual evolution.

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Buttonwood: The secrets of Buffett’s success The Economist

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Category: Finance

From www.economist.com

Understanding the success of Mr Buffett requires a brief detour into investment theory. Academics view stocks in terms of their sensitivity to market movements, or “beta”. Stocks that move more violently than the market (rising 10%, for instance, when the index increases by 5%) are described as having “high beta”, whereas stocks that move less violently are considered “low beta”.

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