Monthly Archives: August 2011

Barack Obama: A one term president?

17 August 2011 Norman Pagett writes: “The mess has been bigger than a lot of people anticipated at the time. We have made steady progress on these fronts, but we’re not making progress fast enough. What I continue to believe … Continue reading

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European Economy: Infinite growth based on finite raw materials

11 August 2011 Norman Pagett writes: The European Central Bank’s acquisition of Italian and Spanish government bonds may be bringing a little calm to the troubled European economy. But the EU itself is in paralysis because no one acknowledges the … Continue reading

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Farewell farmers: how farming knowledge is being lost across the world

2 August 2011 Christina Tey writes: Today the typical farmer in both the UK and US is likely to be over the age of 55, with UK farmers leaving the industry at a rate of around a dozen a week. … Continue reading

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