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Cameron's Cabinet - Plato's Ship of Fools

I observed on twitter that the recent reshuffle reminded me of Plato’s ‘Ship of Fools’ critique of democracy. And that I would blog why…

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This is an ex-Minister

The dramatic events of early July, when a major Government reshuffle unfolded,  appropriately coincided with the Monty Python reunion in London to remind us that perhaps the only thing deader than a just-purchased Norwegian Blue is a just-departed government minister. 1,215 more words

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A note for David Cameron

People didn’t dislike Gove because he’s a man. Teachers didn’t despise him because his glasses reminded them of the hipsters they are faced with when teaching in secondary schools. 711 more words

27 X Chromosomes and even more testosterone

I’m always quite weary when it comes to asserting an idea about Feminism: mostly because of my penis. However, there are some aspects of the movement that I feel quite comfortable discussing and these include hot-button topics like representation and discrimination, as I come from an ethnic minority background so I can identify with some of the struggles that women face in getting themselves taken seriously. 818 more words

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The End of A Great - Brandon Minichiello on the End of William Hague

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Last week William Hague resigned from his post as Foreign Secretary to take up the more gentle role of Leader of the Commons.   488 more words

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Repellent Misogyny - Rania Ramli (LABOUR2) On the Downing St Catwalk

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Last week’s reshuffle was dominated by one woman in particular. A woman who had barely been promoted.  Esther McVey stole the headlines due to her performance on what was being dubbed ‘The Downing Street Catwalk’.  574 more words

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British Conservatives Must Show The Courage Of Their Convictions

David Cameron’s cabinet reshuffle dominated the news over the past week – at least, until it was totally overshadowed by world events in Gaza and Ukraine. 1,188 more words

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