Tag: British politics

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Gagging Grenfell

There’s a problem at the heart of British politics. The adverse effect any form of critique or social judgement has on a political party’s image repeatedly seems to override fundamental morality. Grenfell is just one heart-breaking example of British politics’ outright refusal to acknowledge the huge errors made by the government. In the face of…

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An Interview with: Lord Deben

John Selwyn Gummer, Lord Deben There are a number of concessions around Carrow Road which sell various items of fast food to Norwich’s hungry football fans on matchdays. Today, the stadium has been taken over by UEA for graduation, so none of them are open. It’s just as well really, because I’ve never had a…

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Rupert Murdoch: the return of a tycoon?

Old wounds heal quickly in politics, especially when those wounds happen to belong to one of the most influential media moguls in the world. Since David Cameron’s decision to approve the Leveson Inquiry back in June 2011, his relationship with Rupert Murdoch appeared to have reached an impasse, until the former appeared with George Osborne…

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