20 September 2018 Writing for the Shaw Sheet An invitation from the Editors The Shaw Sheet is looking to expand its (unpaid) writing team and the purpose of this article is to seek out any aspiring contributors among our readers. The articles we are looking for are about 800-1000 words long and analytical in style.
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20 September 2017 Lens on the Week UK SALTZBURG: Nature abhors a vacuum so it must very much dislike the EU negotiations. In the absence of real information as to what is going on in the meeting rooms, everyone is throwing in his or her two pennyworth on the basis of imagined outcomes. Thornberry is
20 September 2018 A Turbulent Priest? Keep speaking, Welby. By John Watson It is the greatest fun; a bit like a parlour game really. Work out where God would stand in a political dispute and claim Him as your supporter. The Crusaders did it. The Borgia popes did it. Now the controversy over Justin Welby’s
20 September 2018 Trump The Second Test. By J R Thomas Now, concerning this chap Trump. No, we have not got our cricketers, tycoons, and politicians muddled up. Mr Trump is not noted for any interest in cricket (nor, until recently, for much interest in politics), but he is certainly facing a second test. And
20 September 2018 Own Goals Post World Cup Russia. By Neil Tidmarsh Headline of the week? “Man lied after shooting himself in the genitals”. It announced the curious story of Taylor Joseph Guthrie, 19, “a Missouri man who accidentally shot himself in the genitals while taking a gun from a car” in a trailer park.
20 September 2018 Thick as Pigshit Class War ballses it up. By Robert Kilconner Did he pay them or are they just thick? The Class War activists who decided it was a good idea to beard (if that is an appropriate expression in relation to children) Rees-Mogg’s children and nanny on his doorstep should surely
20 September 2018 ‘Whiter Than White’ And Black Sheep Tartuffe. By Lynda Goetz This week we heard that a senior police officer in the Met could be sacked for using the expression ‘whiter than white’. The origin of this expression is not really known, although many people would probably associate it with the washing powder Persil
20 September 2018 Diary of a Corbynista Labour prepares to implode by Don Urquhart 13 September At PMQ’s Jeremy Corbyn decided to go in on Universal Credit, majoring on the hardships its implementation was delivering to the vulnerable. It was a topic on Politics Live afterwards and Kemi Badenoch MP, a vice chair of the
20 September 2018 Watch wages Higher pay means higher interest rates. by Frank O’Nomics The US and the UK are not just 2 nations divided by a common language. They both have remarkably similar economies, particularly when it comes to labour (or labor) markets. Economic adherents of the Phillips Curve have long struggled with the