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Equality: The Answer to Everything?

January 2, 2012 by

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Summary: The book The Spirit Level published in 2009 outlines strong empirical proof that greater income equality creates a better society. Greater equality is inversely correlated with a large number of social problems, and even rich people are shown to be better off in more equal societies. Causation is supported by reasoning and experimental evidence. […]

What makes a Climate Leader?

December 23, 2011 by

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Summary: Everybody has an influence on those around them, the only question is whether that influence is positive or negative. This article investigates the characteristics of climate change leadership, arguing that everybody has the possibility of being a climate leader. Power is not required for climate leadership, only the possibility to positively influence others around […]

N*ck Clegg? Dick head.

January 1, 2011 by

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Ninth of December 2010. London. I went to a demonstration. I don’t often, but I felt strongly about the issue and someone had brought it to my (often not attentive enough) attention. Allegedly as an “austerity” measure, the government was about to make tuition fees for university (for UK students too) maximum £9000 (more than […]