Daily Archives: June 12, 2012

War Art: the Nuremberg Trials by Dame Laura Knight (1877-1970)

At the end of the second world war, Dame Laura Knight, the war artist, sought permission to paint the trials of the major German war criminals. In The Nuremberg Trial (1946) she departed from her realist style and incorporated the … Continue reading

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Canadian Peacekeepers’ Memorial Ottawa

I notice a lot of interest in this blog from Canada. So I am re-posting one of my first ever blogs, on Canadian peace keeping: OK I confess: I have a soft spot for Canada and Canadians: I love Toronto, … Continue reading

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‘Obliquity: Why Our Goals are Best Achieved Indirectly’ by John Kay

Well I read this book Obliquity: Why Our Goals Are Best Achieved Indirectly by John Kay in more or less one sitting. I couldn’t put it down. I guess it has profoundly shaken some of my ideas about how to … Continue reading

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Eight Elementary Errors of Economics by Geoff Davies

I really liked this piece on Real World Economics from Geoff Davies The Global Financial Crisis, the extreme inequality of wealth world-wide, the materialism of modern life and the dire state of the planet are not accidents, nor just unavoidable consequences … Continue reading

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