Monthly Archives: February 2012

Laughter and Resistance: Making Fun of Terry…

A year or two ago, I was asked to give an after dinner speech at a student Christmas party. When I asked why they had picked me, they said it was because students thought I was funny. When I heard … Continue reading

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Does Counter-terrorism work? Or, counter-terrorism as divination…

Imagine that one day Counter-terrorism officers appear on television and announce that to keep evil terrorists at bay – to protect us from the cancer of terrorism which daily haunts us – every family is required to leave a saucer … Continue reading

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