“Obviously I was a little gutted when they said they were delaying it but I think it was 100 per cent the right decision because I don’t think anyone would feel comfortable going to a cinema for a while. … [Read more...] about My school loves Kate Middleton but I’m their dirty little secret, says Jack Whitehall
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Yet Runciman finds this not a reason to be cheerful, but another cause for concern. A thought-stimulating strand of his case is that the resilience of the mature democracies is at the heart of their failings. “Stable democracies retain their extraordinary capacity to stave off the worst that can happen without tackling the problems that threatened disaster in the first place.” Despite the look-at-me title of the book, he doesn’t think democracy is over. Rather, he contends it is suffering a “midlife crisis”. In the American iteration, “Donald Trump is its motorbike”. His presidency could end in “a fireball” but it is more likely to be looked back at as a phase of decline that is “simply embarrassing”. … [Read more...] about How Democracy Ends review – is people politics doomed?
The polarized electorate of today is a different place, and voters may not act the same way as they used to. There are fewer swing voters, and therefore conditions like a third straight term, or even a severe recession, may not budge as many of them from their normal partisan habits. We don’t know how deeply the partisan split has hardened into place; each party seems to be able to count on the support of at least 45 percent of the voters regardless of what is happening in the world. … [Read more...] about Why Hillary Clinton Is Probably Going to Win the 2016 Election
Weld County is the heartland of Colorado’s oil and gas industry, producing 957,344,360 MCF of natural gas and 169,034,823 barrels of oil in 2019 — the most in the state, according to data from the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. There are currently 19,991 active wells in the county. … [Read more...] about Parents, educators at Greeley school petition governor to shut down nearby oil and gas wells
Because passion fruit has a mild acidic taste, it can be used to make lassis. A lassi is a blended dairy concoction, splendent smooth and silky, sometimes served sweet and at other times prepared as a savory drink with salt. Both have one major function: to cool and soothe. … [Read more...] about A Brown Kitchen: Passion fruit lassi