Issue 172: 2018 10 04: What are universities for?

04 October 2018 What Are Universities For? Crèches or places of learning? By Lynda Goetz To howls of derision from some quarters and quiet approval from others, Manchester University’s Student Union this week banned clapping in favour of ‘jazz hands’; a silent waving of hands in the air, used by British Sign Language instead of… Continue reading Issue 172: 2018 10 04: What are universities for?

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Issue 172: 2018 10 04: Diary of a Corbynista

4 October 2018 Diary of a Corbynista Lobbyist Organises Brexit by Don Urquhart 27 September In Washington the Senate Judiciary Committee is seeking to establish whether Brett Kavanaugh’s behaviour should disqualify him from becoming a member of the Supreme Court.  They fear that his nomination could bring the judiciary into disrepute. In The UK it… Continue reading Issue 172: 2018 10 04: Diary of a Corbynista

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Issue 172: 2018 10 04: All the President’s Voters

A vote winner?

4 October 2018 All the President’s Voters The midterm numbers. by J R Thomas It is a measure of the way in which President Trump has changed American politics that, at least outside the United States, the forthcoming mid-term elections are receiving little attention.  Indeed, they are not receiving as much attention as normal even… Continue reading Issue 172: 2018 10 04: All the President’s Voters

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Issue 172: 2018 10 04: Crossword

04 October 2018 Crossword By Boffles Crossword No 172 Click for this Week’s interactive online crossword   Click for a printable version of this Week’s crossword   Click for the solution to crossword, No 171   Share this using…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

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