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Show me a system in decline and I’ll show you another ready to celebrate its demise, however gamely the former hangs in there.  I’m not speaking of mining or offshore drilling or other gentle pastimes, but of the rough-and-tumble world … Continue reading

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Reconstruction: it is easy – maybe far too easy – to think about rebuilding Iraq largely in terms of bricks and mortar or governance and elections. But poetry also turns out to be a major force, reconnecting people to an … Continue reading

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