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Noble: Messy Massy and Mr Warner

During the massive rebranding exercise, Tony Deyal wryly commented: “Neal and Massy announced it was Massy and proved to be even worse, messy…” He also cautioned Mr Gervase Warner: “…I keep seeing the CEO in almost every local forum pontificating about the economy, the environment, and everything under the sun… …

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Noble: Finding hope when trouble comes

“No arts; no letters; no society: and which is worse of all, continual fear, and the danger of violent death, are the life of men, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short.” Hobbes, 1651. As I approached Christmas this year, I felt the world had become darker. I was thinking about …

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Noble: Sojourner’s truth: Ain’t I a Woman?

At the 1851 Women’s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio, a former enslaved woman, Sojourner Truth, delivered a famous speech. The contents of the actual speech have been contested, with mainly two versions still reported. The more popular version is called “Ain’t I a Woman”. That one has the narrative written …

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