The Obligation to Daydream

Neil Gaiman, in the Guardian Review, 19 October 2013: Once in New York, I listened to a talk about the building of private prisons – a huge growth industry in America. The prison industry needs to plan its future growth – how many cells are they going to need? How many prisoners are there going […]

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Our Threatened World?

We are a jaded lot, we in our world – our threatened world. We are good for irony and even cynicism. Some words and ideas we hardly use, so worn out have they become. But we may want to restore some words that have lost their potency. So said Doris Lessing in her Nobel acceptance […]

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