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PREVENT and Threat of Removing Muslim Children

It has been my attempt to relate the human cost of the PREVENT counter-extremism programme on this blog, whether it is teachers going through the humiliation and stress of being called “extremists” only to be  1,047 more words

Current Affairs

What A Wonderful World

During the week Miss Piggy (aka Justine Greening), Secretary in a State about Education made a speech to the Muppet Party Conference in Birmingham. … 538 more words

General Rants And Raves

You might not know it, but the world is much better off than it’s ever been

It’s kind of difficult to plan where you’re going if you don’t know where your at. That’s increasingly a problem as we become more and more detached about the state the world is in. 869 more words

Politics As Satire: What Have Donald Trump, John Howard, Tony Abbott And Malcolm Turnbull Got In Common? - New Matilda

That question sounds like the start of a bad joke. And if you look too closely, you’ll realise your society might just be the punchline. Sean Hosking picks at the bones of neo-liberalism and fear-based politics. 40 more words


Trump, Clinton and the Psychology of Fear

     A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, George Lucas created one of the greatest narratives of good vs. evil.  In a curious twist of art imitates life, the archetype is very much alive in the 2016 presidential race.   883 more words