Tax's misleading interpretation of my arguments do little to counter the central realities - that liberals and imperialist feminists have been prominent supporters of authoritarianism and state violence.
We now know
what the Smith Commission’s proposing for Scotland, and William Hague’s
options on English votes for English laws.
But how does devolution tie up with localism? A Santa-stic overview of
news, comment and (dis)information.
Like the East Coast mainline, the differing setups within the UK offer a useful insight into claims by Britain's governing parties that privatised water is in any way superior to publicly owned. But it does offer some enormous profits.
Following the acquittal on 16 December of the G4S guards charged with the manslaughter of Jimmy Mubenga, barrister Frances Webber, chair of the Institute of Race Relations, focuses on the judge’s decision to rule inadmissible evidence pointing to endemic racism within G4S.
Mubenga died under restraint by three G4S guards. Extreme racist texts found on
two of the guards’ phones were withheld from the jury who yesterday cleared all three
men of manslaughter. (Warning: this piece contains highly offensive language)
More hospitals - potentially all of them - will be run outside the NHS as so-called "mutuals", the government announced this week. Nine have already set out down this path but who really benefits from "mutualisation"?
Four years ago, in the face of the biggest student protests in decades, Westminster lifted the cap on tuition fees from £3k to £9k. What's happened to England's universities, and the movement which fought against the change?
the part of the UK government’s counter-terrorism strategy designed to respond
to the ideological challenges of terrorism and extremism. Are its priorities self-defeating? There are promising alternatives.
A culture of revenue and profit-driven performance incentives has too often been misaligned with the needs of the public who fund and depend on these services. Margaret Hodge MP writes on the Public Accounts Committee's new report on the contracting out of public services.
By the time this
article is published, SNP membership numbers will have reached 100,000. As president of the European Free Alliance, I have never felt more optimistic about the potential success of independence parties in Europe.