Issue 270: 2021 03 11: Cover page

Cover Page, 11 March 2021, Issue 270 Welcome to our latest edition.  This week we consider that US TV interview; exams v. assessment; what the statistics tell us about vaccine input; a grey area between republics and monarchies; the recent budget; the future of work and the City’s offices; a Corbynista’s week; and more…  … Continue reading Issue 270: 2021 03 11: Cover page

Issue 270: 2021 03 11: Poor Me

11 March 2021 Poor Me The actress in the palace. By Lynda Goetz “Did you do any research before you got married?” asks Oprah as one of her opening questions in The Interview.  Meghan ‘confessed’ she had not and claimed she had been really naïve.  Both of these statements seem disingenuous.  Given that so many… Continue reading Issue 270: 2021 03 11: Poor Me

Issue 270: 2021 03 11: Education

11 March 2021 Education Milking the pool. By John Watson Of course it’s a damn fool system.  The idea that assessment by teachers should take the place of exams in determining university admissions founders on the awkward fact that most teachers are also human beings.  Many of them splendid ones, of course, and probably, as… Continue reading Issue 270: 2021 03 11: Education

Issue 270: 2021 03 11: Prisoners

11 March 2021 Prisoners of the Republic The elephant in the throne room. By Neil Tidmarsh The Rector’s Palace is the most magnificent building in Dubrovnik, a city of magnificent buildings.  “Rector” was the official title of the head of state of the wealthy and powerful maritime republic of Ragusa (as Dubrovnik was known in… Continue reading Issue 270: 2021 03 11: Prisoners

Issue 270: 2021 03 11: Crossword

11 March 2021 Crossword By Boffles Crossword No 270 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. 269     Share this using…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

Issue 270: 2021 03 11: Cartoons

11  March 2021 Cartoons By AGGro                                                                                       Share this using…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

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