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Trump and Sarin

During the last few days the news about the incident with the chemical weapons in Idlib/Syria have been all over the media, same as the cruise missile attack on a Syrian airfield which Trump ordered in reaction to it. Having … Continue reading

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Time to Vote

After having already written (on 27.02.) one piece about ”Communal Election”, I find that there is meanwhile some new material by which to pursue this discussion a bit further: The situation is of course still that there are exactly two … Continue reading

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Jet Fighters

In Hbl of today (Ons 29.03.) there was an article which one really should not forget. Its headline was clear enough:”USA kopplar ihop jaktplanen med försvarssamarbetet”, and the FAKTA box was pointing out the 5 different jet fighter models which … Continue reading

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Trump, even here …

On Tuesday last week (21.03) it happened to me that I found in my snailmail an envelope A5 with my name on it (in a very artful script) but no sender’s name or address. It took me a while to … Continue reading

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Tunnel to Tallinn?

Recently Ny Tid was organizing an occasion where (for readers of Ny Tid) likely parties were presenting candidates for the upcoming communal elections. When members of the audience got the possibility to ask questions, I was asking from the representative … Continue reading

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Communal Election

Soon we shall have a communal election, and in spite of being a German citizen I shall be allowed to vote (after all, I have been paying my taxes here …). But how should I vote? By habit and political … Continue reading

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Scandalous Helplessness

In Hbl of to 9.02.17 Pär Stenbäck was publishing a column titled ”Låt oss tacka Donald Trump”, in which he was pointing out that in spite of all the problems with Trump’s presidency it is at least a good demonstration … Continue reading

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Disappointingly Bureaucratic

Recently the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) went public with an estimate that the world would lose something like two thirds of its wild animals by the year 2020 if nothing were done to change the present development. And that may … Continue reading

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Our Mentally Sick Political System

We live in a political system in which interested lay people have all the time to keep being busy in order to prevent our so-called elected representatives from producing too dangerous nonsense (such as CETA and TTIP, or joining NATO). … Continue reading

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About Justice

On Sat Oct 8, during the first session (in Arkadia) of the revived group for Biosophy, Tomi Kokkonen of the Philosophy Department of Helsinki University was giving a highly interesting presentation about the relation between philosophy and biology (from where … Continue reading

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