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  • Hot Takes GE17

    Nobody Knows Anything

    It may be only for this weekend, it may be an anomaly in the polling, it may not take account of the fearsome intelligence of […]

    27th May'17 12
  • Hot Takes GE17
    27th May'17 5
  • Commentary

    Top Gear with the Colonel

    Ruth has a moment. From @discontent_scot … Top Gear… pic.twitter.com/lDDZ32wbWs — Discontent (@discontent_scot) January 29, 2017

    26th May'17 1
  • Commentary

    The 7p Breakfast *

    The are 13 million people in Britain now below the poverty line, 1 million of these has to use foodbanks. Hunger’s a real thing in […]

    26th May'17 7
  • Hot Takes GE17

    24 to 5

      “Our involvement in Iraq, for want of a better word, radicalised a whole generation of young people, some of them British citizens who saw […]

    26th May'17 10
  • Commentary

    Manchester – United

    Jonathon Shafi tracks the media and social media response to the attacks in Manchester … Most of us spent any spare time we had on […]

    25th May'17 3
  • Commentary

    This Election is Not Normal

    Theresa May’s forthcoming general election is not a normal election. It is being called in defiance of the Tories’ own 2011 Fixed Term Parliament Act. […]

    Allan Armstrong 25th May'17 11
  • Commentary

    Media, Terrorism, Democracy

    So the European Broadcasting Union [@EBU_HQ] has found the UK press the least trusted out of 33 countries. Again. This wouldn’t matter much, we’re used to it, […]

    Mike Small 24th May'17 22
  • International

    Learning the Language of a Pulsar

    On literacy and political empowerment, lessons for Scotland from Brazil. What is happening in Brazil is a process of awakening. Many Brazilians are realizing that […]

    Leonardo Lopes da Silva & Manuel Serrano 24th May'17 0
  • Austerity Britain
    Liz Ely 24th May'17 15
  • Film and Animation

    An Erosion of Respect

    Sophie Grace-Chappell – a highly regarded Professor of Philosophy at The Open University – makes a powerful and articulate explanation of her journey from No […]

    24th May'17 4
  • Hot Takes GE17
    Mike Small 22nd May'17 25
  • Commentary

    The Psychology of Change

    When hope drains into the sands. Paul Tritschler follows the downward spiral of irrational thinking, and finds inner resources for activists and social change. Imagine […]

    Paul Tritschler 20th May'17 4

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