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  1. Can Ron Paul end our obsession with youth?

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    The 76-year-old’s success shows experience can still appeal to young people For the past few decades, British politics has become more and more obsessed with the culture of youth in its leaders. With every succeeding generation, leaders have got younger and more inexperienced. Tony Blair was 41 when he became...
  2. Bahrain: the forgotten Arab Spring

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    Summer daytime temperatures in Bahrain easily creep up to 46°C, making even minor outdoor ventures feel like expeditions into the mouth of a whistling kettle. But while the climate saps energy, it has yet to drain the passion and rage coursing through this tiny Arab kingdom, as tens of thousands...
  3. In fact

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    Half of all fish eaten in the world are raised on farms rather than caught in the wild. Lenfest Forage Fish Task Force The majority of FTSE 100 chairmen are over 60, and therefore eligible for fuel allowances and free bus passes. Financial Times, 8th June 2010 In the 1930s,...


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