“[post modernism] a state of mind deemed possible in the west, is a luxury dependent on the state of the rest. The post-modern experience is not on globally for those seeking bread not circuses and seeking freedom of expression and
(1) It is of the essence of Liberalism to oppose the use of force, the basis of all tyranny. (2) It is one of its practical necessities to withstand the tyranny of armaments. Not only may the military force be
We are Spartacus | Disabled people’s views on welfare reform.
Looking back on the Anti-Apartheid Movement. via @patrickwintour
Every now and then I read something which helps me to understand, or to question, the world in which I find myself living. Often it’s great to have a prejudice re-enforced, and though having the stuffing knocked out of those
Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 (brought in by Tony Blair’s Labour government BEFORE the 9/11 attacks on which the loss of much of our liberties is explained) makes very interesting reading. Paragraph 2 of schedule 7 says that
Britain halfway to triple-dip recession as manufacturing sector stalls | Business | guardian.co.uk. There is no alternative?
BBC News – A-level plans challenged by school and university heads. Not Gove’s finest hour – I would love to know where he gets these ideas from. They can’t just be from the back of an envelope, or emerging from
BBC News – GCSE grade changes ‘affected 10,000 students’. My dad always says you should go for the ‘cock-up’ explanation, rather than the conspiracy. However, to me this looks increasingly like a plan to de-value the state – school brand,
GCSE results: headteacher attacks Michael Gove over marking butchery | Education | The Guardian. “Grade boundaries can change from exam series to exam series. Decisions on grade boundaries are made after the assessments have been taken, based on all