Tag Archives: Guardian

Outrage! Shock! Off with their heads!

Last week C4 aired a programme called Benefit Street.  It looked at the lives of the people living on a street in Birmingham. The street and indeed the people featured, were chosen because they are living, or trying to live, … Continue reading

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Thatcher, The Internet and Good and Bad History

No one has the right to spend their life without being offended Philip Pullman De Mortuis nil nisi bonum dicendum est [or, roughly, speak no ill of the dead] Chilon of Sparta Yesterday, one of the most influential British politicians … Continue reading

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