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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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Cabinet Reshuffle

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

Government & Higher Education Policy

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


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


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


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