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The Lindsay Shepherd Recording: Orwellian, Hypocritical and Terrifying

The Lindsay Shepherd Recording: Orwellian, Hypocritical and Terrifying

Elena Rider November 26, 2017 2

When Lindsay Shepherd – a teaching assistant at Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada – played a video of Dr Jordan Peterson to her class she was hauled up before a committee to discuss her

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Are Britain’s mining towns turning Conservative?

Are Britain’s mining towns turning Conservative?

Sam Ancliff November 24, 2017 0

Constituencies based upon coalfields have long been safe havens for Labour, especially in recent decades after the closing of many of the mines have been attributed to Thatcher’s term as Prime Minister. This misguided

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Budget 2017: Social Care Forgotten

Budget 2017: Social Care Forgotten

James Taylor November 24, 2017 0

“Over a million of our elderly aren’t receiving the care they need and over £6 billion will have been cut from social care budgets by next March. I hope the honourable member begins to

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Children’s Data in Scotland: When Watchdogs are Lapdogs

Children’s Data in Scotland: When Watchdogs are Lapdogs

Méave Gallagher November 23, 2017 0

For the past 3 months the Scottish parliament’s Education and Skills Committee has been taking evidence for the rewrite of its Children and Young Person act (Scotland) 2014; commonly known as the Named Person

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International Men’s Day: An Annual Obituary for Modern Masculinity

International Men’s Day: An Annual Obituary for Modern Masculinity

Alex Roberts November 22, 2017 0

Last Sunday, 19 November, marked international men’s day 2017. It is a day that should be spent cheering on proud fathers, husbands and men nationwide in celebration of their existence. Perhaps even a day

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EHRC’s Sexism Against Male Victims of DV

EHRC’s Sexism Against Male Victims of DV

Jordan Holbrook November 21, 2017 1

The Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is the non-departmental public body that has responsibility for the promotion and enforcement of equality and non-discrimination laws in England, Scotland and Wales, and was established by

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Activate had a bumpy start – but we’ve got big plans for the future

Activate had a bumpy start – but we’ve got big plans for the future

Sam Ancliff November 20, 2017 0

When I first became involved with the formation of Activate, I was hopeful but not overly confident of success. Activate wasn’t manufactured and there was little-consolidated direction in its origin, I struggle to pinpoint

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It’s official: The hard-left has taken over Scottish Labour

It’s official: The hard-left has taken over Scottish Labour

Eddie McGarrity November 19, 2017 0

“To purge, or not to purge,” as Shakespeare would have written, had Hamlet been a professional politician who knew better than the working classes what was good for them. The answer, as all good

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Scottish Nationalist Boycotts: Being the loudest and pettiest doesn’t make you correct

Scottish Nationalist Boycotts: Being the loudest and pettiest doesn’t make you correct

David Bone November 17, 2017 1

We’re all prone to a bit of pettiness from time to time, aren’t we? Not offering to make a colleague a cup of tea. Not texting someone because of a perceived slight. Usually, this

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The SNP’s Minimum Pricing on Alcohol: A policy conceived in a brewery

The SNP’s Minimum Pricing on Alcohol: A policy conceived in a brewery

Alex Roberts November 16, 2017 0

Yesterday (15.11.17), the policy the SNP hoped to introduce in Scotland, until it was taken to the Courts, has officially been given the green light. The Supreme Court found that the policy to set

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