Monthly Archives: October 2016

Space a sustainability solution – Part 2: Living on the high frontier

In the previous post on this topic I outlined the general problems regarding space propulsion. In this article I’ll be looking at the problems of living and working in space, and the logistical challenges that this presents. Motivations and costs … Continue reading

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Space a sustainability solution? A critical review

One could characterise the whole environmental debate, or the debate about issues like peak oil or overpopulation as all boiling down to one key issue – resources, or lack thereof. We live on a single planet, which has only a … Continue reading

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Globalisation and its discontents

Originally posted on daryanblog:
A couple of years ago, if you were protesting against globalisation, you were assumed to be an anarchist or an eco-warrior. Nearly every major political party of right and left was signed up to the idea…

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Slithering towards authoritarianism

Originally posted on daryanblog:
If Corbyn had made an end of conference speech suggesting that he wanted to use the power of the state to make a better society, the media would quickly be rife with the usual “crazy bolshie…

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Why the Britannia’s not coming back….nor the Empire!

Originally posted on daryanblog:
The Britannia….where the queen would wine and dine blood thirsty dictators so the UK could sell them weapons Liam Fox, Boris Johnson and a number of the other Brexiters want to bring back the Royal Yacht…

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