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1848 (Leigh Phillips)

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Frankenpolitics: The Left defence of GMOs NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Some background: Last September, Red Pepper, a progressive UK magazine, published a brief article,  ”Silenced GM scientist speaks out against biotech coercion“, on its website about Gilles-Eric Seralini, the French molecular bio...
Frankenpolitics: The Left defence of GMOs NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Some background: Last September, Red Pepper, a progressive UK magazine, published a brief article,  “Silenced GM scientist speaks out against biotech coercion“, on its website about Gilles-Eric Seralini, the French molecular bio...
Socialize Big Pharma NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 1 Year, 4 Months, 4 Weeks, 15 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Analysis piece originally published by Jacobin magazine and syndicated in Salon on 29 June, 2013.  The pharmaceutical industry, like oil companies and arms manufacturers, isn’t viewed highly in the public imagination. And for good rea...
Socialize Big Pharma NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 1 Year, 4 Months, 4 Weeks, 15 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Analysis piece originally published by Jacobin magazine and syndicated in Salon on 29 June, 2013.  The pharmaceutical industry, like oil companies and arms manufacturers, isn’t viewed highly in the public imagination. And for good rea...
JP Morgan to eurozone periphery: “Get rid of your pinko, anti-fascist constitutions” NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 1 Year, 5 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 2 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Blog post originally appeared on my Austerityland blog hosted at the EUobserver, on 7 June, 2013.  At times, I do marvel how antiseptic, bland even, that the language of the most wretchedly villainous documents can be. Last week, the European ec...
JP Morgan to eurozone periphery: “Get rid of your pinko, anti-fascist constitutions” NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 1 Year, 5 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 2 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Blog post originally appeared on my Austerityland blog hosted at the EUobserver, on 7 June, 2013.  At times, I do marvel how antiseptic, bland even, that the language of the most wretchedly villainous documents can be. Last week, the European ec...
Dawkins vs democracy NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 1 Year, 6 Months, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Opinion piece originally appeared in Red Pepper on 22 May 2013. Richard Dawkins, professional atheist and Twitter provocateur, has branched out beyond his recent foray into Muslim journalist-baiting to offer his recommendations for parliame...
Dawkins vs democracy NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 1 Year, 6 Months, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Opinion piece originally appeared in Red Pepper on 22 May 2013. Richard Dawkins, professional atheist and Twitter provocateur, has branched out beyond his recent foray into Muslim journalist-baiting to offer his recommendations for parliame...
Kick ‘em all out? Anti-politics and post-democracy in the European Union NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 32 Minutes ago
A paper I wrote for the journal of Statewatch, the EU civil liberties watchdog. It can be downloaded in full from the Statewatch website (pages 9-20). One of the more cringeworthy moments of the last few years of sometimes ideological, sometimes stre...
Kick ‘em all out? Anti-politics and post-democracy in the European Union NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 32 Minutes ago
A paper I wrote for the journal of Statewatch, the EU civil liberties watchdog. It can be downloaded in full from the Statewatch website (pages 9-20). One of the more cringeworthy moments of the last few years of sometimes ideological, sometimes stre...
Greece: “A promise from the army has been obtained to not intervene against a civil uprising” NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Interview with former Greek ambassador was published in the New Statesman on 24 February, 2013. It is always enlightening to hear the frank assessment of a diplomat upon leaving the service, once unshackled from “the patriotic art of lying for...
Greece: “A promise from the army has been obtained to not intervene against a civil uprising” NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Interview with former Greek ambassador was published in the New Statesman on 24 February, 2013. It is always enlightening to hear the frank assessment of a diplomat upon leaving the service, once unshackled from “the patriotic art of lying for...
The TB drugs don’t work NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
This article was originally published on the Nature News blog on 17 October, 2012.  The good news is that tuberculosis prevention efforts appear to have broken the back of the spread of the disease, according to the World Health Organisation&rsq...
The TB drugs don’t work NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
This article was originally published on the Nature News blog on 17 October, 2012.  The good news is that tuberculosis prevention efforts appear to have broken the back of the spread of the disease, according to the World Health Organisation&rsq...
Nanotechnology: Armed resistance NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Investigative feature published in Nature on 5 September, 2012. This piece was short-listed for the 2013 Association of British Science Writers award for Best Feature. The Nature podcast for 30 August also interviewed me about the topic (at the 13:50...
Nanotechnology: Armed resistance NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Investigative feature published in Nature on 5 September, 2012. This piece was short-listed for the 2013 Association of British Science Writers award for Best Feature. The Nature podcast for 30 August also interviewed me about the topic (at the 13:50...
Massive shrinkage in African great ape habitat since 1990s NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 20 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
News article appeared on the Nature News Blog on 28 September, 2012. Great-ape habitat in Africa has shrunk precipitously in the past two decades, according to the first continent-wide survey of the state of environmental conditions suitable for the...
Massive shrinkage in African great ape habitat since 1990s NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 20 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
News article appeared on the Nature News Blog on 28 September, 2012. Great-ape habitat in Africa has shrunk precipitously in the past two decades, according to the first continent-wide survey of the state of environmental conditions suitable for the...
Put Whitey Back on the Moon NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Opinion piece first appeared in Jacobin on 24 September, 2012.  The death of the first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong, has unleashed wistful, “Where is my jetpack?” lamentation in some parts of the press, shocked into a realization...
Put Whitey Back on the Moon NEW
1848 (Leigh Phillips) 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Opinion piece first appeared in Jacobin on 24 September, 2012.  The death of the first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong, has unleashed wistful, “Where is my jetpack?” lamentation in some parts of the press, shocked into a realization...