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Is exporting death good for the economy?

  We are told, repeatedly, that one of the main reasons why the UK should stay in the European Union, is because we have access to the single market. And this argument is being used in particular for agriculture. But … Continue reading

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O Rose thou art sick: on bees, flowers and pesticides

It was national poetry day on Thursday. After reading something today I thought of this poem which was in an anthology I had long ago: O Rose thou art sick. The invisible worm, That flies in the night In the … Continue reading

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