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The make up of an ox

Ox


Why time management is ruining our lives.

All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed
Oliver Burkeman - Guardian 22/12/16

Trump's Climate Change

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Trump in the White House: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

CJ Polychroniou - Truthout 14/11/2106

Avoid Blame

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Revealed: Chilcot inquiry was set up ‘to avoid blame’
Secret cabinet documents show Iraq hearings were set up to stop individuals being held accountable

Chris Ames & Jamie Doward - The Observer 20/11/16

Human Rights Cost Cutting

costcutting

Equality watchdog’s human rights fight ‘under threat’ after cuts
Union fears Equality Commission will become ‘dog with no bark, no bite and no ability to watch’

Jamie Doward - The Observer 20/11/16

Abortion still Criminal Act

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Victorian abortion law ‘breaches human rights’
Women’s Equality leader calls for decriminalisation as party is set to gather for its first conference

Tracey McVeigh - The Observer 20/11/16

IPA

The IPA

not an IPA

but
the

Investigatory Powers Act


IPA

'Extreme surveillance' becomes UK law with barely a whimper
Investigatory Powers Act legalises range of tools for snooping and hacking by the security services

Ewen MacAskill - Guardian 19/11/16

Political Extremism

extremism

These aren't hard Brexiters. They're political extremists

Zoe Williams - Guardian 16/10/16


The death of neoliberalism


neoliberalism

The death of neoliberalism and the crisis in western politics

Martin Jacques - Guardian 21/08/16

Chilcot

chilcot


Chilcot’s judgment is utterly damning – but it’s still not justice

George Monbiot - Guardian 06/07/2016

Clueless

clueless

Mainstream politicians ‘clueless on migration debate’,
says Jo Cox's husband


Patrick Wintour Guardian 17/06/16

From the horse's mouth

imf

You’re witnessing the death of neoliberalism – from within

Aditya Chakrabortty - Guardian 31/05/16

Well it's about time.
But
he points out
this is from the researchers
who have time to ponder and reflect
but
who also like to leave themselves
a get out clause or two.

But this was confirmed by the
OECD
The labour share of National income is back to where it was in WW2.
In the US it's back to where it was in the 1930s
and
France back to 1897.
With a commensurate rise in income inequality.






Gambling Deaths

Iacovou



Ladbrokes

The Big Gamble: the dangerous world of British betting shops.

Tom Lamont - Guardian 31/05/16


But the shops are still single manned.
The attacks continue to happen.
The managements of
BetFred
PaddyPower
WilliamHill
Ladbrokes
StanJames
Coral
may well be
"continually monitoring"
but it is
"very unlikely"
that maximising profits will allow dual manning to return.

The workers will continue to work in fear.

Even though attacks are
"foreseeable"
and the firms action could be viewed as negligent.
said
Judge Michael Chambers in a recent case.


Lies - The truth

hillsborough

Justice finally triumphed. But let us not forget the original wrongs

Frank Cottrell Boyce - Guardian 01/05/16

Green Shoots

mccon

How Labour will secure the high-wage,
hi-tech economy of the future


John McDonnell - Guardian 19/11/2015

Still Lurking

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Trident: the British question

The debate is not simply about submarines and missiles. It touches almost every anxiety about the identity of the United Kingdom. The decision may tell us what kind of country - or countries - we will become

Ian Jack - Guardian 11/02/2016

Unaffordable/ - rubbish

commonwealthfund

Don't believe the myth that the NHS is unaffordable.


Neena Modi - Guardian 09/02/2016


Commonwealth Fund report

and

the oh so reasoned demand for us all to pay extra insurance

How paying for your treatment would help save the NHS

Christopher Smallwood - Guardian 08/02/2016

and that lovely bit of guilt tripping yesterday

How much have I cost the NHS?












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