Tag Archives: equality

Smacking is NEVER the answer; violence begets only violence

David Lammy MP is reported to believe that working class people should be allowed to smack their children within ‘reasonable’ limits.   Whether he also believes that (in the public perception?) banning the physical chastisement of children helped fuel the 2011 Summer … Continue reading

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Eton and equality don’t mix. Please note, Blue Labour.

So here’s today’s Guardian, in a piece with the depressingly predictable news that some 31 of the 1,008 new entrants to this year’s Who’s Who attended Eton: The coalition government is dominated by former public school pupils. Within days of … Continue reading

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One woman, loadsa chaps in Oldham election

What do the Conservatives, Green Party, LibDems, UKIP and five other smaller political parties have in common in the Oldham East and Saddleworth by-election today? The answer is that they are all fielding male candidates; so these comprise 90% of … Continue reading

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