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A Head for Freedom?

Nick Gibb’s claim that the ‘Free Market’ in UK education will drive up teachers’ salaries is either the naïve frothing of a headless Friedmanite fundamentalist, the Friedmanite, headless frothing of a naïve fundamentalist, or the fundamentalist frothing of a naïve and headless Friedmanite. 581 more words


A Passion For Nuance

I dipped beneath the silvered clouds and beheld the vast, red and writhing plains of Hell.

If this age were a sheet of ruled A4 and our lives were the pencilled, spidery scrawlings of an infant God; then, as our lives were written down the page, they would gradually fall away, either left or right, into the margins. 288 more words


Read the Full Transcript of Jesse Williams’ Powerful Speech on Race at the BET Awards

 “Just because we’re magic doesn’t mean we’re not real”

Grey’s Anatomy actor JesseWilliams was awarded BET’s Humanitarian Award on Sunday night. The outspoken human rights activist—who executive produced the recent documentary, 807 more words


Here's the Biggest Winner of the Sports Authority Bankruptcy

According to Goldman Sachs.
Few companies have come forth to buy Sports Authority’s stores as the retailer goes through the bankruptcy process.

That’s a good sign for Dick’s Sporting Goods DKS 3.59% , according to investment banking giant Goldman Sachs GS 2.08% in a Monday note to clients. 308 more words


How Volkswagen Owners Can Get Compensation From the Emissions Scandal Settlement

Here’s what VW owners need to know about buyback options.

VW Owners Options

Volkswagen AG has agreed to offer nearly 500,000 owners of diesel vehicles it sold in the United States a choice between selling their cars back to VW, or waiting to see if the company can develop technology that brings the vehicles into compliance with pollution standards. 504 more words


5 Ways to Fix a Not-broken Britain

Now that the gallstone of report comment writing has passed, I can devote myself to tucking into the task of repairing the absolutely stable and fine United Kingdom. 715 more words

Politics And Education


On June 24, 2016, British citizens woke up to a brand new world. In a stunning upset, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, becoming the first major country to voluntarily exit the EU. 1,822 more words