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#PostConsensusBritain
#PostConsensusBritain

“To keep conversations around this possible network going, let’s use the hashtag #PostConsensusBritain. Keen to hear from interested parties.” (Dion Geogiou, Twitter.) This could be

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Agenda
Agenda

Literally, agenda means “things to be done”. In political terms, however, it has come to mean either a set of priorities for a particular organisation

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Yes, we probably need to better define “neoliberalism”
Yes, we probably need to better define “neoliberalism”

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

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Bias
Bias

Bias is when a source, deliberately or not, shows an inclination towards a particular group or person.

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2008 – The Great Recession
2008 – The Great Recession

29 September 2008 – New York The economic climate of the early twenty-first century will be explained with reference to the stock market crash in

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2007 – The iPhone

29 June 2007 I find it quite hard to believe that the smart phone is less than a decade old. I remember not having a

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2004 – The Facebook
2004 – The Facebook

4 February 2004 – Cambridge, MA Social media is… no… social media are everywhere. But one true platform rules them all. At least in the

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2001 – September 11
2001 – September 11

11 September 2001 – New York, Arlington, VA, Shanksville, PA The terrorist attacks on “9/11” were horrific. The sheer scale of the damage, the cultural

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2000 – The Millennium Bug
2000 – The Millennium Bug

1 January 1900 – Earth Technology can become obselete. That in itself doesn’t seem to be too contentious a statement. Just ask coopers, smiths and

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1998 – Google, Inc.
1998 – Google, Inc.

4 September 1998 – Menlo Park Hoover, Xerox and Coke have come to mean vacuum cleaner, photocopier and cola in colloquial English. Such was the

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