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The Roundtable Podcast 64

Week of 23.03.2014

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Video shows Rob Ford inhaling from pipe, new documents reveal | Malaysia Airlines MH370 search: No actual sighting from satellite image | Sister Cristina Scuccia on the Voice | New Music: The Internet, “Dontcha” | Alison Redford resignation: Did sexism play a role in her demise? | Ban Bossy | My Little Pony | Feminism | A Guy’s “Ideal Day” Would Include 4 Hours and 19 Minutes of Sex | Sharia to be enshrined in British legal system as lawyers get guidelines on drawing up documents according to Islamic rules

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Why Desmond Tutu’s Indictment of Bush and Blair is Weak

Desmond Tutu on Tony Blair

IN HIS SEPTEMBER 2 Guardian editorial, “Why I had no choice but to spurn Tony Blair,” Desmond Tutu reproduces the canonical indictments with which opponents of the Iraq war, as well as supporters, are familiar. In doing so he commits familiar errors, and it is to these I shall advert your attention, dear reader, in the hope of furthering a clear-sighted assessment.

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Palestinian Statehood: a plague on your houses

AT SOME point, without the help either of the nudge or the wink, I’ll wager you have grasped through one commonplace observation the cynical and fraudulent character of the more crude manifestations of American nationalism. Well, are you in? Good. The observation to which I refer is the Chinese manufacture of so many American flags.

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