Selected reading

February 25, 2009 at 9:28 pm | Posted in Misc. | Leave a comment

Some bits & bobs:

  • The Joseph Rowntree Foundation reports on poverty, inequality & policy since ’97.
  • Compass co-authors an open letter protesting against Peter Mandleson’s apparent plans to axe new equality laws.
  • Chris Davies wonders if social networking sites are ruining our children’s minds.
  • Here’s something you don’t read everyday: someone defending Bono.
  • Stephen M. Walt wonders what advice Winston Churchill offers in the enduring debate about how and when to use military force.
  • Tenured Radical offers a very strong pro-peace critique of the movement to boycott Israeli universities
  • At The F Word, Louise Livesey has a good take on Gail Trimble, the woman who was ‘too smart’ and womanly for University Challenge.
  • Rape is cheaper than bullets: Heather Harvey on how rape is used as a weapon of war. (Also here)
  • And Melanie Phillips The Daily Show on Obama: The Antichrist
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