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SNP and GE15

The Scottish Referendum campaign was marked by a very timid approach to their message by the SNP. They obviously did not want to appear extreme to the middle of the road voter but as a result failed to garner their votes and possibly also failed to convert some undecided voters to the Yes camp. 98 more words

Social And Politics

Genomics Medicine Centres

11 Genomics Medical Centres are to be created by NHS England as announced this morning., http://www.bbc.com/news/health-30558112 .

On the Radio 4 Today programme the question was raised as to the security of patients private information. 49 more words

Social And Politics

Scottish Independence–What next?

It is most important that we continue to capitalise on the surge of political activity which so energised the Yes campaign.

However what can realistically be done or campaigned for? 152 more words

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After Shock of the Scottish Referendum

I have not written my blog since the referendum. I was so appalled by the result, so near and yet so far but more especially about how much of what I feared has since come true. 255 more words

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The 'untouchable' lightness of reality

My opinion piece on the controversy that followed the latest IHDS-II caste survey results on ‘untouchability’. Essentially a rebuttal to the “survey methodology was questionable” and “project to malign Hinduism” arguments from the Hindu right-wing libertarian quarters has been published at Bodhi Commons. You can read it here.

General

What are the Brownsville Agreement and Mérida Initiatives?

Following a three year undercover investigation during the presidency of William Jefferson Clinton, The US Departments of Treasury and Justice brought indictments against 14 large Mexican banks and 26 bankers for laundering drug money (Natta 1998; Rosenzweig and Sheridan 1998)⁠. 1,215 more words

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Scottish Independence - Will Hutton Against

Will Hutton makes his case for imaginative thinking by Westminster in the last ten days of the campaign to stop the breakup of the UK. In this paragraph be succinctly explains why we in Scotland have had enough of the Union… 313 more words

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