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Tracing our freedom to ancient Greece

If you love your freedom, thank a Greek. Specifically Themistocles.
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An idea for statesmen — if Britain had any

Now that Scots have voted decisively not to leave the UK yet, a bit, British politicians need to discuss something important. If only they knew how.
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Learn from history — or we’re doomed to repeat it

Thomas Mulcair got into his time machine to visit Iraq last week. But I don’t think he turned the knob far enough.
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Western leaders indecisive in face of ISIS threat

So we’re off to Iraq, or back to Iraq, after all. My my. Nothing quite like geopolitics to drive home Philip K. Dick’s dictum “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, it doesn’t go away.”
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Scottish push for independence fizzles

Scots, wha hae wi’ Wallace bled, seem too bored to vote with him on Sept 18. Polls suggest their independence referendum will fizzle out amid sour grasping indifference instead of getting the vigorous “No” it deserves.
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