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Your essential weekend reader — 12 must-read articles you may have missed

It’s Saturday morning, so here are twelve thought-provoking articles to stimulate your thinking juices…

The lottery of life: Where to be born in 2013The Economist‘s annual list of the top quality-of-life countries: ‘Being rich helps more than anything else, but it is not all that counts; things like crime, trust in public institutions and the health of family life matter too.’ Britain comes 27th. (The Telegraph has a picture-only version here.)

The burdens that Israel should not have to bearBrendan

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  • User AvatarSimon Foster 27th Aug - 8:17pm
    Spot on Jo, as Neil and others have said :)
  • User AvatarRichard Stallard 27th Aug - 8:11pm
    ” And who appoints the Lord Lieutenants and to whom are they democratically accountable to ?" Yes, they are recommended by the PM, but most...
  • User AvatarCaron Lindsay 27th Aug - 8:10pm
    On Duncan Greenland, people should be aware that he's not some remote donor, he's somebody who has served this party for a very long time....
  • User AvatarDavid Raw 27th Aug - 7:55pm
    @ Silvio : "Joe is not afraid to explain to voters how utterly wrong they were about the Coalition and the party needs his passion...
  • User AvatarMatthew Huntbach 27th Aug - 7:47pm
    david thorpe Only the Lib Dems could repsond to a an overall majority election victory by a centre right party with the response that there...
  • User AvatarPhil Rimmer 27th Aug - 7:39pm
    Very well said Jo.