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34. Death of the Generations?

It is inevitable that each generation carries its own set of values from the time of its first memories laid down in childhood, & early adulthood. You remember your era of events, politicians, sports finalists, films, music, and disasters! You … Continue reading

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33. World in a Rush

World in a Rush. And it keeps speeding up. For what? Technology is a big driver. The world on a click. Instant gratification. No wait. Speed is everything. As long as the news is first, its truthfulness second. The rush … Continue reading

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32. Despair Helpless Hopeless

The world seems a difficult place at the moment. War, Afghanistan, Extreme Weather, Post Pandemic, & the Economy. More so. Issues coming home to roost. Climate Change, Politics Funding of Social Care, Pandemic, Economy. The platform of our lives shifting. … Continue reading

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31. Althea Gibson Won

Althea Gibson was the first black tennis player to win Wimbledon in 1957. Also the first black woman to play on a pro Golf Tour. Multi talented, powerful with a natural athletic stature she broke race barriers for the first … Continue reading

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30. Incel Culture Anxiety

Incel culture. Young men who feel that women are not interested in them, feel oppressed by women and hate women for it. The quiet withdrawn boys at school who felt unattractive or unable to make relationships with women. They are … Continue reading

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29. Liberal Democracy Not Wanted

A third of populations are not predisposed towards liberal democracy. They want clarity, fewer choices, and less diversity. To feel safe surrounded by people of a similar background. “Liberal democracies have exceeded peoples capacity to tolerate it”. Stenner makes the … Continue reading

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28. Gareth on the Couch

Gareth Southgate England football manager, & one of the most successful English managers. He has brought up a young team uniquely gelling them together to create a talented football team. In Euro 1996 in the semi finals Gareth also missed … Continue reading

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27. Tragedy of Mental Health

When a relative disappears without explanation purgatory follows. Neither alive nor dead as there is no evidence to say what happened. This is what happened to the O’Keeffe family. Only to find that Dan was never far from home. Awareness … Continue reading

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26. NHS Bill Free for All

The Government is sneaking the NHS Health & Care Bill through before the summer recess. The bad news is that the Bill opens up the NHS to American insurance companies with no scrutiny to bid on private NHS tenders. The … Continue reading

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25. Moments of Race -ism

Black Men supporting children in poverty. Black men making national sporting mistakes. Taking the knee is gesture politics. And now the Tory party is waking up to its own racism? Wearing masks is voluntary and advisable but upto personal responsibility. … Continue reading

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