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July (3 posts)

  1. LET THEM EAT PLASTIC

    Friday 30 July 2010, 16:22

    Adam Curtis Adam Curtis

    There are endless books and TV programmes that tell us that the period we have just lived through was the Age of Debt.

    It was a time when debt was seen as good - an essential element of global stability. And those who said that rising debt levels were dangerous were dismissed as doom-mongers. Now they...

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  2. PREDATOR vs ALIENS II

    Tuesday 20 July 2010, 18:03

    Adam Curtis Adam Curtis

    Last Friday Zac Goldsmith made a dramatic appearance on Channel 4 News.

    The programme had accused him of not declaring some of his election expenses and he came into the studio live to answer the charges.

    But Goldsmith seized the agenda and turned the interview around. He accused Jon Snow and his team...

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  3. Kabul: City Number One - Part 10

    Thursday 8 July 2010, 18:33

    Adam Curtis Adam Curtis

    TERABYTES AFGHANISTAN

    I have just got my hands on something wonderful and precious. It is five computer drives containing the unedited rushes of everything shot by the BBC in Afghanistan over the last thirty years.

    It fills 18 terabytes of space.

    It has been put together by Phil Goodwin who has worked...

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