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New World Order

We’ve been betrayed. We’ve been sold an idea that is utterly without merit, yet we’re so steeped in the idea, we’ve lost the ability to see beyond it. Our politics, our economics, our social structures and our religions are not … Continue reading

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Defence Spending

Every Friday authors from around the world gather here to share their 100-words and offer constructive crit and encouragement to each other. This creates a wonderful opportunity for free reading of very fresh fiction! Readers are encouraged to comment as … Continue reading

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Big Feet Elite

The Inkwell’s Half-hour Challenge theme for February is “Fanning the Flames”. Big feet are best: everyone knows that. Our superior position in the world is justified and proven, both vindicated and vindicating. And amongst us big feet, a few are … Continue reading

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Favourite Tory Myths

When are the Tories going to stop banging on about the economic mess they inherited? For their rhetoric to mean anything, they would have to convince us that they would/could have avoided the economic meltdown. They are unable to do … Continue reading

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Travellers

On the spare ground, across the road from our sparkly new multi-million pound office and manufacturing facility, is parked a traveller community. They arrived sometime over the weekend. There are eight or nine caravans, cars, vans, and mangy dogs. The … Continue reading

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Scoundrel

Nations: what are they for? It would be comforting to imagine that they’re organised for the benefit and succour of their peoples, but that seems naïve, at best. Every border, delivering apparent unity within, creates a divide from those without; … Continue reading

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Cynical

I wonder whether the stipulation is “you may only use arms bought from us, to murder your own population”, or is that just too cynical? Maybe that’s what “Western Interests” means?

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