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Thought for today 23.01.20

RADICAL WORDS from the UK’s next Head of State – but there is little sign that his whimsical diplomacy will unsettle the status quo across the world. “Words are used as badges of shame to mark others as enemies, to ...

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Thought for today 22.01.20

UNEXPECTED, surreal – and iconoclastic… “Now, you listen here! He’s not the Messiah. He’s a very naughty boy.” Terry Jones: 1942-2020 RIP •Read more about it: Thought for today The Thames Today

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Thought for today 21.01.20

IF ONE 17 year old woman can stand up to world “leaders” – where are the rest of you? “We are not telling you to keep talking about reaching ‘net zero’ emissions or carbon neutrality by cheating or fiddling around ...

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Thought for today 20.01.20

A REMINDER from Nelson Mandela that we should not fear campaigning for justice. “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.” Nelson Mandela •Read more about it: Thought for today The Thames Today

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Thought for today 19.01.20

LET’S HIGHLIGHT the sayings of International Relations graduate Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex. “There’s something so romantic about a man in a scarf and a knitted hat.” Meghan Markle •Read more about it: Thought for today The Thames Today

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Thought for today 18.01.20

THE PRIME MINISTER reveals his quaint opinions on the status of women. “Outrageous that married couples should pay for ‘the single mothers’ desire to procreate independently of men.” Boris Johnson, the Spectator, 1995 •Read more about it: Thought for today ...

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Thought for today 17.01.20

HERE’S A classic from US President Donald Trump, as impeachment proceedings begin. “Years from now, when we look back at this day, nobody’s going to remember Nancy’s cheap theatrics, they will remember though how President Trump brought the Chinese to ...

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Thought for today 16.01.20

ARE FREE school meals for primary school pupils next for the chop? What does Executive Mayor John Biggs have in mind? “Every child in primary school gets a free school meal at present. We fund that through time limited use ...

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Thought for today 15.01.20

These words, spoken by a poet who emerged from the US Civil Rights Movement, remind us that it’s not enough just to stand up for Number One. “Develop enough courage so that you can stand up for yourself and then ...

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Thought for today 14.01.20

THERE’S STILL A class divide when it comes to protest and opposition. “Yet when the masses turn (as turn they will one day) and try to end the tyranny of centuries, not only the tyrants but all ‘civilisation’ holds up ...

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