Tag Archives: Politics

I am a citizen, not a consumer.

If you are a market survey person and you have been referred to this page by someone you were surveying please go to the Credo.  Read it, think about it, tell your employers about it, try to find a more … Continue reading

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Reviews of the book of which I am most proud.

HOT NEWS (September 2011): I decided to republish this as an ebook. It is now available in multiple formats on Smashwords and Amazon.  The cover was designed by Kit Foster. The rights have reverted to me and the recent riots … Continue reading

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Why nothing from Noam Chomsky?

TED is a fabulous site (have a look at Natalie MacMaster’s contribution, for example) but why is there nothing from Noam Chomsky? Evelyn Glennie‘s contribution is compelling viewing, and Nellie McKay cunningly “disses” anti-feminists. Please comment and send me the … Continue reading

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Use terrorism law on Goodwin!

The MSP for whom I work part-time, Dr Bill Wilson, is lodging a motion on Monday criticising the use of the fear of terror to erode civil liberties and human rights, but calling for consistency in the implementation of such … Continue reading

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Postal privatisation and eating disorders: the sordid link.

It’s a good exercise for a writer (or, indeed, for anyone) to take two apparently unrelated things and try to find a link between them.  This morning (24 February), listening to Today on Radio 4, I had no difficulty in … Continue reading

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Slide rules to search engines: a unique slice of history!

This is a stream-of-consciousness post rather unlike my others. I hope you find it entertaining. I have just logged on to my Facebook profile and accepted an invitation to join the Photograph a Police Officer Today group. The internet informed … Continue reading

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