- @Frances_Coppola Are you going to fillet this polemic? 48 minutes ago
- @Frances_Coppola Doesn’t that assume that the Cold War is actually over? 49 minutes ago
- RT @Gilesyb: You can find a fair smattering of nonsense in this piece by Louis de Bernières - I'd pick the blithe belief in "Johnson pullin… 1 hour ago
- RT @chrishanretty: "Louis de Bernières on Brexit" is more or less what you would expect from a 65 year old man living in Bungay https://t.c… 1 hour ago
- @johnb78 @djackmanson ‘In every generation, the British Parliament seems to be dying.’ researchgate.net/publication/30… 1 hour ago
- RT @dlknowles: Every time I go to a supermarket in America I find myself missing Tesco and if that isn't a sign that American capitalism ha… 1 hour ago
- RT @oldtrotter: The reason the monarch moved around the country was to demonstrate power, not to give it away. That was the purpose of Henr… 1 hour ago
- RT @johnb78: Although the Express/Python thing is funny, it is worth remembering that the current UK passport says QUIM at the top of it in… 1 hour ago
- RT @ProfDaveAndress: How "quick on its feet, and responsive" can you be against a shameless looter who will tell one lie in the morning, an… 1 hour ago
- RT @BEERG: The level of delusion displayed in this article is staggering, on so many levels. Apparently, where the UK has ended up on Brexi… 1 hour ago
- As President Woodrow Wilson said, “I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.” twitter.com/simonheath1/st… 2 hours ago
- This is, er, an interesting corporate approach to monitoring employees’ financial well-being! (HT @dds180) twitter.com/oregonprogress… 2 hours ago
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- 12 reasons why Labour should oppose Brexit
- Brexit: Where do we go from here?
- Do people want a new centrist party?
- A tale of two constituencies
- Brexit as a bad career move
- Why is the EU in no hurry for a trade deal?
- An Irish Sea border is a silly idea but so is the cake-and-eat-it bluster
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Monthly Archives: August 2012
Last week, a group of Tory MPs abandoned all that stuff about ‘hardworking families’ and branded this country Lazy Britain: Once they enter the workplace, the British are among the worst idlers in the world. We work among the lowest hours, … Continue reading
The number of self-employed people reached another record high over the last quarter. 4.2 million people are now working for themselves. This is becoming a monthly occurrence which is perhaps why it passes with so little comment. We certainly don’t … Continue reading
Labour MP Stella Creasy is calling for a complete re-think of public services. She told the Guardian’s Patrick Wintour that the twin pressures of debt and demographics mean that the old days of ever-increasing budgets will not return, even with … Continue reading
Apparently, there is a Chinese proverb that says a fish is always the last to discover the water. It’s usually trotted out during organisational culture change programmes. Regardless of whether or not it really is an old Chinese saying, it … Continue reading
A woman lost a claim for religious discrimination earlier this week. She claimed that she was sacked for wearing a headscarf because her employer had decided that it was not in keeping with the company’s trendy image. Her employer, Global … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago on Kiss FM (I know, I know, but it’s piped through the speakers at my gym) they were asking for examples of things you’ll say which will shock future generations. The primer was “I was … Continue reading