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The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep

by Ian Parker, New Yorker, 2013

I have never read a more interesting article about bureaucracy (which is quite a word to spell).  38 more words

Barwell backs down over interns: now he wants 'volunteers'

Gaffe-prone Gavin Barwell, the Tory MP for Croydon Central, has as good as admitted he may have been breaking the law by recruiting interns to work on his re-election campaign unpaid for up to six months. 802 more words

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Tory MP wants election helpers to work unpaid for six months

Croydon Central’s gaffe-prone MP Gavin Barwell is seeking a couple of slaves, or possibly a pair of recent graduates who are gullible enough or desperate enough, and also have well-heeled parents who don’t mind subsidising the Tory MP’s election campaign for up to six months. 1,000 more words

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