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The politics of death — Stumbling and Mumbling

November 17, 2017 Leave a comment

Austerity kills. That’s the message of new research in the BMJ: Spending constraints between 2010 and 2014 were associated with an estimated 45 368 (95% CI 34 530 to 56 206) higher than expected number of deaths compared with pre-2010 trends…. Projections to 2020 based on 2009-2014 trend was cumulatively linked to an estimated 152 141 (95% CI…

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The huge con the Tories use to create unemployment figures just got exposed for everyone to see | Evolve Politics

November 17, 2017 Leave a comment
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15 November 2017 Update: DWP Starts Search For PIP Claimants Entitled To More, But 1 In 5 DLA to PIP Claimants Get No Award

November 15, 2017 Leave a comment
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Selecting for inadequates — Stumbling and Mumbling

November 15, 2017 Leave a comment

“Why are Brexit’s political champions so unimpressive?” asks Janan Ganesh. Making the same point, Simon says: The political system fails to select for competence, understanding or respect for wisdom and knowledge. But why do we have such underwhelming politicians? Here, we must guard against two errors. One is the tendency to believe that people are…

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November 15, 2017 Leave a comment
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Patriotism vs. Nationalism

November 15, 2017 Leave a comment
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November 14, 2017 Leave a comment
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