Issue 143: 2018 03 01: Cover page

Cover Page, 01 March 2018, Issue 143 The Article competition is still open.  Team up with a friend of a different political persuasion and define a New Politics, make the world a better place, and win a £ Prize.  See the Article Cross Party Thinking for the full details.     Share this using…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

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Issue 143: 2018 03 01: Scotland and Catalonia

1 March 2018 Scotland and Catalonia The strange tale of the saltire and the estelada. By Antoninus Hogmanay, Edinburgh 2006.  Revellers surging along the city’s George Street may scarcely have noticed the latest addition to the city’s industrial-scale New Year celebrations – large electronic billboards at each end of the street, one closing off the… Continue reading Issue 143: 2018 03 01: Scotland and Catalonia

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Issue 143: 2018 03 01: Unintended Consequences

01 March 2018 The Law of Unintended Consequences How easy to avoid? By Lynda Goetz On 19th February the Prime Minister launched a review of Higher Education funding.  Much has already been written on the subject, but that and other recent news items prompted some thoughts on Unintended Consequences. The so-called ‘law of unintended consequences’… Continue reading Issue 143: 2018 03 01: Unintended Consequences

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Issue 143: 2018 03 01: Diary of a Corbynista

22 February 2018 Diary of a Corbynista Temporary diversions from Brexit by Don Urquhart 22 February Lecturers at 64 universities and colleges are embarking on a 1 month strike, ostensibly because changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme will reduce the level of their pensions. The employers want to move them from a defined benefit scheme… Continue reading Issue 143: 2018 03 01: Diary of a Corbynista

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