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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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    I couldn't agree with this article more and I'm quite annoyed with the idea that anyone who points to the dismal failures in in Iraq,...
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    @John Bennett - That's because they don't get to use or see the M25 when travelling in from central London...
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    expats again, the point is that if you use the military you get an important say in the peace treaty. We also have the world's...
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    expats, I did say "possibly" fund more moderate Syrian rebels. Exploring all options is not abhorrent. I'm open to compromise. Many, including some western experts,...
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    malc asks if the Tories' plans are worse than the Coalition. The obvious answer is yes, because the presence of the Lib Dems in Coalition...
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    Looks like four out of Tim's five things have been delivered. Will we be supporting it then?