2024

Back cover image of the dec 1975 issue of “issues in radical therapy” (via danielle carr on Twitter.)

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2023

After more than three weeks of Israel’s “targeted” bombing of Hamas in Gaza, Starmer claims that a ceasefire now “would leave Hamas with the infrastructure and the capabilities to carry out the sort of attack we saw on October 7.”

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Finally got around to watching Our Friends In The North. ‘None of the issues the show mines so brilliantly – from inequality, deindustrialisation and the parlous state of Britain’s housing to homelessness and the corruption of our public officials – have gone away.’

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‘…according to research by the London Tenants Federation, we are demolishing more social housing than we are building. Economics makes that inevitable.’ www.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/opin

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‘All we see is broken homes here and poverty, ‘Corrupt government officials, lies and atrocities, ‘How they talking on what’s threatening the economy, ‘Knocking down communities to re-up on properties.’ Little Simz - Introvert

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2022

Dreaming of: a future in which ordinary people would be valued and able to live happily, safely, cooperatively and with dignity. Currently reading: The Death of the Left by Simon Winlow 📚

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KIDS' STUFF

I have successfully replicated this study at home, and can attest to its reliability and validity. An ethnographic study in Madrid charted the gradual “take over” by the child (accoutrements like toys, furniture, and special foods, and the removal of “dangerous” or breakable items) of the domicile, leaving less and less “adult” territory (Poveda et al. 2012).' The Anthropology of Childhood: Cherubs, Chattel, Changelings by David F. Lancy 📚

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…trying to capture the essence of your life in a form that can be experienced by another, is one of the most interesting technological challenges in the world. Venkatesh Rao

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