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Classic Quotes

The quote below by Saint Teresa of Avila was made some four hundred years before the advent of the NHS and the Welfare State which currently cost the British taxpayer nearly £400 billion every year and amounts to about half of all UK Government expenditure. 23 more words

A very short introduction: The welfare state by David Garland, book review

Many of the Very short introduction series books are brilliant, and a few are condescending, this is certainly more the latter than the former. Considering these little books are published by Oxford University Press and usually by a Professor in an English University you would expect the book to be scholarly written and packed full of facts. 343 more words

Book Reviews

General Election Blues.

It’s General Election time 2017. The Conservative Prime Minister, Theresa May, has called a snap election despite assuring questioners¬† on numerous occasions that the next general Election wouldn’t be until 2020. 1,768 more words