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The George Baker Selection - Little Green Bag

College & Electric Youth - A Real Hero

The Midnight - Los Angeles

Ann Wilson of heart has a birthday today. Here's one of Heart's early tunes.

Talk Talk - It's My Life (US Mix)

Simply Red - Holding Back The Years (Symphonica In Rosso)

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The Cranberries - Zombie

U2 -Sunday Bloody Sunday

Democracy for Realists: Why Elections Do Not Produce Responsive Government by Christopher H. Achen a

I have not read this, but just reading what others have quoted from the book it sounds like what is happening in democracies around the world.



‘folk’ version of democracy that presumes that voting is undertaken by the ‘omnipotent, sovereign citizen’. Instead, they argue that voters tend to base their decision-making on partisan loyalties, leaving the current democratic system open to exploitation by powerful, unscrupulous actors.

https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2017/01/30/book-review-democracy-for-realists-why-elections-do-not-produce-responsive-government-by-christopher-h-achen-and-larry-m-bartels/?platform=hootsuite

Shadowy Men on A Shadowy Planet - Having an Average Weekend

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