Monthly Archives: November 2020

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What would George Orwell think of us now?

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I listened to a fascinating interview yesterday of an East London trade-unionist named Paul Embery. Here’s the interview if you’re a sucker for punishment like me: Insert Video But you don’t have to watch the whole thing (or any of it, really) if you want the gist of it. You just need to know the title […]

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The most harmful substances on the planet can’t be swallowed, inhaled or injected . . . . but you’re already addicted to them


My old dad started his career as a rocket scientist with the military. Literally. Then he migrated to lasers, and from there to chemical warfare agents. Sarin, Soman, Tabun . . . . And those are just the old ones. Nasty stuff, them thar warfare agents. Want an idea just HOW nasty? Lick the tip of your finger with […]

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