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Yes, we probably need to better define “neoliberalism”

01/09/2016

Well. Twitter seems to be in a bit of a state. That’s not new. But this week’s debate is over whether neoliberalism is really a thing. Related Posts#PostConsensusBritain (12 Sep 2016) Agenda (2 Sep 2016) Bias (27 Aug 2016) Anti-vaccination and Corbyn: a discussion (22 Jul 2016) 2014 – The Russian Annexation of Crimea (5 Read More

1994 – The Rwandan Genocide

18/05/2015

6 April 1994 – Kigali When a aeroplane carrying the President was shot down over Rwanda’s capital, Kigali, the government responded in brutal fashion. The ruling classes, dominated by an ethnic group called the Hutu, began systematically raping and murdering Tutsis. The massacre, which lasted around three months, was part of a bloody civil war. Read More

That guy is just the worst. The. Worst, you guys…

17/09/2014

The Independent ran a piece this week on whether David Cameron risked becoming the worst prime minister of all time. Like, in forever, guys. Srsly. Now, I sort of think this isn’t a bad little game to play. Thinking back over the Prime Ministers you remembered, the ones you studied – the stories you vaguely Read More