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Terror in Stockholm. The origins of radicalisation and terrorism and what to do against it

Introduction
One week ago, a couple of minutes before three o’clock in the afternoon (on Friday, the 7th of April) a man steals a truck in Drottninggatan, one of Stockholm’s most popular shopping streets. Rakhmat Akilov drives at high speed through the street for some 500 meters before he crashes into a store. …

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Jeremy Corbyn, Theresa May, Henry VIII and Britain’s future. Part 2: May, the power grab, the right wing agenda and the Brexit negotiations

The power grab and the red tape lie
The Great Repeal Act grants May’s ministers the ability to rewrite reams of British law without democratic scrutiny or oversight. In any normal situation, one should expect these so-called “Henry VIII” powers to be slammed by opposition politicians. …

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