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Forget the Bible, tax collectors are now the heroes of democracy | Giles Fraser Russell Brands anti-politics politics damages the cause of economic justice by undermining the states legitimacyIt was refreshing to hear it being said so loud and clear: tax is good. Hooray for tax. Speaker after speaker made the same basic point. Taxati
The Guardian | 9 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Towns picks up two lobbying clients Kalean Hollon jumps from PhRMA to CHPA Read full story for latest details.
Politico | 9 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Its 25 years since the Berlin Wall came down. Now Germany must be bold | Anne McElvoy Angela Merkel has helped turn a unified Germany into a great country. It must start acting like oneA quarter of a century ago I went for a beer with a friend from East Berlin. We downed our frothy brew in the Märkischer Markt, a stroll from Checkpoin
The Guardian | 9 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A Breakthrough With Boko Haram? Not So Much. Boko Haram has abducted more women despite claims of a Nigeria cease-fire — The New York Times (@nytimes) October 24, 2014 A week ago, the Nigerian government claimed that a ceasefire deal with the r
Andrew Sullivan | 9 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The End Of Gamer Culture? Many readers have warned me not to dip a toe into the gamergate debate, which, so far, we’ve been covering through aggregation and reader-input. And I’m not going to dive headlong into an extremely complex series of events, which have generate
Andrew Sullivan | 10 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Letters: Parkinsons sufferers do not give up work easily The attitude of the Atos Healthcare spokesman in your report about Iain Duncan Smith deciding MS and Parkinsons disease are curable (23 October) is astonishing. He states that their healthcare professionals are trained in the assessment of these chronic c
The Independent | 10 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
In the debate about our national identity, my vote goes to Grayson Perry and his glorious tapestry Last night I was at the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings, where Jake and Dinos Chapman had used crowd-funding to finance their latest exhibition, In the Realm of the Unmentionable.
The Independent | 10 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Shabbes exerts a pull on all Jews, and today is bigger than ever Good Shabbes. Unless its gone 6.44pm on the day this column is published, in which case its Shabbes no longer and I shouldnt be wishing you a good one. Sorry to be punctilious, but thats how it is with religious observance. You cant be approximate.
The Independent | 10 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sex as a tool for keeping the peace? Surely thats takingundercover policing too far What price would you put on your life? Not in a hostage situation, but how much is the life you live right now worth?
The Independent | 10 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
If Renee Zellweger wants to look different, who are we to question it? Renee Zellweger once served me canaps. I hope, at least, that I said Thank you very much. Under the sobriquet of Bridget Cavendish, the actor had dived deep undercover during three weeks as a publishers publicity intern to prepare for her uncannily pitch-
The Independent | 10 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend