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Scottish nationalism is fuelled by resentment — UnHerd

Forget the Hogwarts Express. Three times a year, I get on a train at London Kings Cross and make a physics-defying journey towards Montrose in Angus, the Scottish town where I lived for the first 17 years of my life. 1,418 more words Scottish nationalism is fuelled by resentment — UnHerd Resentment is just about the …

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The EU is sleepwalking into anarchy — UnHerd

All eyes may be on the Italian election results this morning, but Europe’s got much bigger problems on its hands than the prospect of a Right-wing government. Winter is coming, and the catastrophic consequences of Europe’s self-imposed energy crisis are already being felt across the continent. As politicians continue to devise unrealistic plans for energy… The …

Gen Z’s worship of the Unabomber

“The industrial revolution and its consequences have been a disaster for the human race.” Writing those words as the introduction to his 1995 anti-… Gen Z’s worship of the Unabomber His idea is more mainstream amongst his contemporaries that they care to admit, as my outline of American environmentalism in Should My Students Be Here? …

Joe Biden Finds Out the Police are Eternal

It was inevitable: Biden explained how his plan is based on one specific tenet: giving law enforcement the resources and funds necessary to engage safely in public policing. He's found out what his Chinese counterparts could have told him a long time ago: “All police forces get buffeted from time to time, but they know one thing: …

RIP Mikhail Gorbachev

The former General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union is gone: Alongside Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, Gorbachev was a key protagonist in a global drama that many thought impossible and, for those who lived through it, seemed almost surreal. Under Gorbachev, the Berlin Wall crumbled, thousands of political prisoners were released …

The Trigger Warning for a Criminal Justice Course

Got this in my university email inbox, from a professor in the criminal justice program, it's the trigger warning he puts in his (maybe her) syllabus: As with most criminal justice-related courses, the subject matter contained within the class is often shocking and controversial. While I understand that each individual is affected differently by topics …

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