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Well we need  someone to fund a similar pro-EU research project, finding someone who will pay the range of multilingual researchers, isnt somewhere id even know where to begin.

i think you already did!
as tbg says below, ET has sorta started to do this.

except tink-tonks serve up ready-to-eat meals, we argue recipes in the kitchen.

the negative skew on the EU conditions brit public opinion, so now there's a reactive desire to counter that with snippets which can educate people to see the other side of the story.

very worthy, but the risk is that this t-t would be as skewed to the positive, which i repeat is necessary, but constrictive.

the work we do here hashing stuff out is more interesting than coming up with predigested soundbytes, but i see the propaganda value, though there's something off about it too, i guess because it's reactive, i dunno.

how do you stay impartial once you're branded as euro yes-men?

perhaps the anti EU sentiment sells papers because it's irrational, therefore man-bites-dog. in which case the calm voice of reason is going to be backpage news, like the rain forecast, it's a given.

people need truth, but they don't trust amen corners either...

can't make it add up somehow.

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Fri Apr 2nd, 2010 at 07:55:39 PM EST
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