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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 AvatarAlex Macfie 28th Jun - 8:37am
    Well when Parliament voted on that it perhaps did not foresee the underhand, dishonest campaign that the Brexiteers would run (maybe it should have done,...
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    Of the four leave voters I've talked to they all had different reasons. 1. Voted to bring sovereignty back to Westminster 2. Voted to stick...
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    I find it insane that people who call themselves democrats can insist that a referendum is binding when one side of that choice immediately withdrew...
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    @steven rose. Don't worry, the punishment is coming. The markets will no longer allow the Tories to keep on borrowing. The cuts will come.
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    Then it sounds like the foreign secretary is responsible for misleading the people. He would appear to have been wrong in law too, because Sotland...
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    Is there a technical problem?