Monthly Archives: August 2018

Post-brexit trade delusions: Africa edition

Originally posted on daryanblog:
Theresa May is starting to remind me of a 80’s film, weekend at Bernie’s, the plot of which was how two low level employees are stuck with pretending their boss isn’t dead, or else assassins will…

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Asgardia, the CubeSat Solar Empire

I’ve discussed before the issues that would arise in terms of establishing any space based settlement, and how that might prove a lot more challenging than those pursuing such colonisation efforts assume. In short, travelling into space is expensive and … Continue reading

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Tory towns go bust

Originally posted on daryanblog:
One of the things that annoys me about brexit is how its allowed many important issues to sneak under the radar, without any serious debate, e.g. Fracking was quietly approved, without any real parliamentary debate last…

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A 2nd EU referendum?

Originally posted on daryanblog:
With the UK parliament essentially deadlocked on the topic of brexit, it has meant the idea of a 2nd vote and tossing the decision back to the people, is now a possibility. Polls show this is increasingly…

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