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Trade Unions: It’s Time to Ditch Labour

September 27, 2013 11:55 am4 comments
Trade Unions: It’s Time to Ditch Labour

To paraphrase that other disastrous Labour Party ‘leader’, Neil (now Lord) Kinnock: ‘Now we have the grotesque chaos of a Labour leader – a Labour leader! – scuttling around trying to pander to a rightwing press agenda and falling flat on his face!’ Less than two years from the next general […]

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The story of success ‘Outliers’ by Malcolm Gladwell

February 15, 2013 11:00 am0 comments
The story of success ‘Outliers’ by Malcolm Gladwell

“I think you will find this quite interesting, read it.” My friend placed a mysterious white paperback into my hands. At first glance I thought he had given me some kind of self-help book. “Promise me you will read it. That book completely changed my view of success” he continued. […]

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Are Humans Too Fallible For Democracy?

November 6, 2012 1:30 pm2 comments
Are Humans Too Fallible For Democracy?

With the American elections imminent, and the UK choosing Police Commissioners on November 15, it’s worth investigating the gaping chasms behind the theories underpinning democracy, and the reality of human interaction. Western-style democracy is typically defended according to two principles – either (i) the electorate are best positioned to choose […]

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