Nigel Boor

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Nabi Saleh is where I lost my Zionism

<b>By the time I began going to Nabi Saleh, I had spent about four years reporting on what I saw in the West Bank and Gaza, watching detachedly as my</b> …

Isaiah Berlin and Brexit: how the Leave campaign misunderstands “freedom”

<i>The Leave campaign’s understanding of “freedom” as the absence of external constraints is one-sided, writes Alexis Papazoglou. The UK has</i> …

Donald Trump’s visit to Scotland inspired some very creative British profanity

It’s no secret that much of Scotland despises Donald Trump, and has for years, thanks to his controversial golf course plans and his showy arrogance when visiting his mother’s homeland.<p>He made his first foreign trip as presumptive US GOP presidential nominee to Turnberry, his golf course in …

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Big Science is broken

Science is broken.<p>That's the thesis of a must-read article in <i>First Things</i> magazine, in which William A. Wilson accumulates evidence that a lot of …

Web Development Reading List #133: Workflow Tools And The Aesthetics Of Invisible Code

I write about it often, but it’s a topic that makes me love my job, it’s the reason why communities work and why great people are great. I’m talking …

The Last Message Received: the Tumblr of people’s final communications

Last messages are unlike last words. The ending they precede is not always obvious. Your text or email inbox may hold messages that only time will cast as terminal.<p>This truth becomes apparent time and again on The Last Message Received, a Tumblr on which people post messages that turned out to be …

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Islamic State Terrorism Is Serious But We've Faced Even Deadlier Threats In The Past

"We have never known anything like Isis."<p>“What we’re facing in Iraq now with Isis is a greater and deeper threat to our security than we have known …