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Up until this week Pope Benedict XVI was seen as a very bad man by many a right-thinking liberal. A militant atheists’ Antichrist if you like. Chief among his crimes was his refusal to alter the Catholic Church’s line on the prohibition of condoms, a decision that according to his critics had condemned many in Africa to AIDS-related death and destruction. As the New Statesman put it in 2005, the Vatican ‘probably contributed more to the continental spread of the disease than the trucking industry and prostitution combined’.
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At Prime Minister’s Questions today Ed Miliband used “u-turn” as a verb. This is verb-oten; it is number 52 on The Banned List. Even if Margaret Thatcher did once famously use the possibility of its being a phrasal verb (thank you Mrs Markey) to make one of the most enduring quotations in British politics.
Since last blogging from the town of Lismore in NSW, complaing about the dearth of truly evocative club names in Australian country rugby league, I’ve had word from an old mate, Jim Marr, asking what about the Parkes Spacemen and someone called the pumpkin-pickers.
In an early scene of Star Wars: A New Hope, Luke Skywalker wears a helmet with the visor down, effectively blinding himself, before defending himself against shots using his lightsaber. He achieves this by ‘feeling the force’ so the story goes.
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It seems that David Cameron’s controversial trip to Thailand will not be going ahead. Everyone agrees that the Cameron family have been forced to change their holiday plans but no-one seems entirely sure why.
Barcelona and Real Madrid prepared themselves for their ‘El Clasico’ showdown by demolishing their respective opponents in ruthless manner.
The revelation that carbon dioxide emissions are set to increase this year by over 3 per cent, despite temporarily falling 1.3 per cent between 2008 and 2009 due to global recession, signals an urgent warning that current efforts on climate change have simply failed. Even while we are still in the midst of recession – where the recovery is so fragile that another bank bailout is being pushed through in hopes of preventing a full-blown eurozone crisis – fossil fuel emissions have never been higher, and are projected to accelerate in coming years.
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