The Lust for Personal Power without Popular Support Is Not a Winning Strategy Forever

Ideas and Issues Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsAmersfoort, Netherlands     In these days, perhaps in all days, when autocracy, as a strategy and set of tactics, seems so attractive to so many politicians and wannabe royals in their lust for power under any terms, there’s some small comfort in seeing such techniques come to wreck …

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Sanctions, Starvation, and Clawbacks in England’s Universal Credit

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Bristol      The “beast of the east” weather front roaring from Siberia to the United Kingdom was collecting front page headlines as it dumped snow on southern England, trapping some people in stuck trains for 12 or more hours and worse.  Coming from Paris, I had hoped to escape the storm, but waking up early I …

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