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New US Sanctions may target Europe’s gas relationship with Russia

Congress has passed, overwhelmingly, a new sanctions bill – which includes sanctions against Iran, Russia and North Korea. The bill now goes to the Senate where it is expected to be passed. President Trump will then be under strong pressure to sign it into law. The sanctions against Russia include new Iran-style sanctions. These go […]

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Review: The Therapy Industry – Paul Maloney

This is a review of Paul Maloney’s book criticising the Therapy Industry. Maloney is a practising clinical psychologist. His criticisms of therapy are those of someone who is engaged in clinical practice in the NHS. This grounding makes for a different kind of criticism than the kind based on cultural analysis, for example, that of […]

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Towards the Horizon – Emil Gataullin

This is a book of the photographs of Russian photographer Emil Gataullin. Emil Gataullin came to public attention after he won the Alfred Fried Awards competition in 2014 with a photograph of two boys upside down on a swing. This photograph is included in the book. Emil¬†Gataullin is based in Moscow where he works as […]

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Officious – Josie Appleton

For several years Appleton has been documenting the ever-increasing reach of petty bureaucracy in the UK. She has focussed on several areas including: ‘Safeguarding’ and the notorious ‘Criminal Records Checks’ (now re-branded as ‘DBS’ checks), excesses of local authority litter enforcement officers, the introduction of ‘Public Space Protection Orders’, controls on photography, and many other […]

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Some thoughts about democratic education

The possibilities for democratic education, an interview with Professor John Schostak, Manchester Metropolitan University. John Schostak, Professor in Education at Manchester Metropolitan University, interviewed about the possibilities of Democratic Education, September 2010. The interview took place in the context of a meeting of the campaign group ‘In Defence of Youth Work’. For some background reading, […]

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Psychotherapy

This is a personal post by the Editor of this magazine. He was “in therapy” for a number of years. Typically for psychotherapy this started when he was in a somewhat vulnerable state. (Therapeutic advertising is aimed at catching people when they are a bit down). It continued until he finally realised it was doing […]

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Foucault

Interview with Foucault which gives very good introduction to his work:

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