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Occupy London – not looking so occupied

On a visit to London this week, I passed by St. Paul’s Cathedral – the site of London’s contribution to the global Occupy protest, which campaigns against the financial abundance of our wealthiest 1%. I agree with the principle that 99% of society should not be facing severe money worries whilst the top earners stand … Continue reading

10 new careers for Fox and Werritty

With the recent news that Dr. Liam Fox has resigned as Defence Secretary due to some 44 occasions where he decided to take a friend (Adam Werritty) to work, it’s clear that the Fox and Werritty double act still has some mileage left in it. Why else would you consistently invite someone on 18 of … Continue reading

Saudi Arabia: women can vote in 2015, but don’t let them mix with men or drive

Electoral reform is always a slow and painful process, especially where gender equality is concerned. In Britain we began by giving the over 30s the vote in 1918, with the Representation of the People Act, even though parliament had first been presented with a Women’s Suffrage bill in 1832. Yes, nearly 100 years to achieve … Continue reading

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