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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 AvatarEddie Sammon 2nd Dec - 3:42am
    German cabinet has approved military action in Syria. US, France, Germany, Australia and others. Good reasons plus strong partners, UK should support. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-34973286
  • User AvatarDavid-1 2nd Dec - 3:27am
    "However, degrading Da’esh’s ability to wage war across the globe has to be the overriding consideration. We also owe it to the people still living...
  • User AvatarManfarang 2nd Dec - 3:15am
    The RAF are already bombing Daesh in Iraq (Years ago the RAF perfected its bombing techniques on the Kurds in this region-nothing like a bit...
  • User AvatarDavid-1 2nd Dec - 3:12am
    'Assad was quite a pall [sic] of the west until recently' No, he is not and he never was. You are probably thinking of someone...
  • User AvatarLorenzo 2nd Dec - 3:11am
    It is not wise to think you have elected a leader to be or do the predictable thing according to previous perceptions .It can and...
  • User AvatarLorenzo 2nd Dec - 2:31am
    We elect people to parliament as first and foremost parliamentarians and never as delegates, and members of a Liberal party above all should respect that....