Monthly Archives: November 2010

Housing benefits – helping the poor or the rich?


What would people do if the politics was really boring? Maybe something useful. Like playing rugby, sailing, or farming (New Zealand has an exceedingly boring politics). No such luck here in the UK. About a month ago, one of the … Continue reading

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Why education should be elite


We get told how everyone should strive for education, we should educate ourselves, and how going to university is going to change our lives. Well, yes.. Sort of. Often in unexpected ways (see Karen Owen for most recent example). There … Continue reading

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QE2


I’m pissed off. Fed is taking MY role. I do Unreasonable Responses here, not Ben! Maybe I’d charge them for the IP. Although, on second thought, Fed is doing what it has been doing for quite a while now, so … Continue reading

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