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The bigger issue

Advantages: Realistic about the problems posed by climate change
Disadvantages: Unrealistic in its suggested solutions

What can we humans, as a species, do to overcome the most daunting challenge facing us today? That challenge is, of course, that all the practices we have come to rely on for our prosperity have grown to the point where their incidental impact on our na ...

torr 16.02.2016 · Read full review
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Review of This Changes Everything - Naomi Klein

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True Spooks

Advantages: A fascinating true story well told
Disadvantages: None

Find Bond bordering on the trivial these days? Think that perhaps Le Carré is a little passé? Spooks too silly for words? If you answered yes to any of those questions, I recommend you read The Terminal Spy: the Life and Death of Alexander Litvi ...

hiker 27.08.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Terminal Spy - Alan Cowell

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A gripping and engaging book that will live in time

Advantages: Gripping, informative and inspiring
Disadvantages: Need to be on top reading form to fully understand and follow

Why I bought Outside In I will admit, I bought this book on a whim. Hidden in the depths of the 'reduced book shelf' in waterstones, recognising Peter's grinning face, I picked it up. I have a strong interest for politics, and to my shame, I knew n ...

Byenud 05.08.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Outside In - Peter Hain

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