Category Archives: Good Society

What Philip Hammond ought to tell the Ecuadorian foreign minister about Assange

The Ecuadorian foreign minister wants to talk to Philip Hammond about Julian Assange – this is what our foreign minister should tell him.

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Boris’ Europe report: what can we learn?

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Good for rich investors and big business, less so for everyone else.

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Salmond fails to get Commonwealth boost

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Alex Salmond’s hopes of a Scottish bounce as a result of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have been dashed.

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Play the world’s smallest violin for Mark Simmonds MP

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What planet does the MP for Boston and Skegness actually live on?

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The Men Who Made Us Spend review: how consumerism took over

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A new three-part BBC documentary takes aim at the culture of consumerism that has become predominant in our lives.

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Here’s why the government’s Youth Contract failed

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To prevent young people being left stranded and disillusioned on the dole, we need to move away from ‘one size fits all’ approaches.

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Boris fever highlights the undemocratic nature of ‘safe seats’

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As the case of Boris Johnson demonstrates, safe seats are treated like aristocratic estates.

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The image of the British Tommy is an iconic one, but doesn’t tell the full story

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Black, Indian, Chinese, gay, mixed race – all fought for a country at a time when it treated them as second-class citizens.

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Boris’s message is more popular than you think. The left must be ready for it

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In assuming the public simply likes Boris because they find him ‘funny’, critics misunderstand his appeal.

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After the games: 20 ideas for a Commonwealth fit for the 21st century

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A new vision is needed for a modern Commonwealth fit for the 21st century.

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