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A great leader could be a woman but all women are not great leaders.
If we care that MPs treat all their constituents fairly, we should support work that tests them on their biases – even the implicit ones.
We need to reign in political advertising online, perhaps ban it altogether, before it destroys and corrupts politics and democracy altogether.
Ladybird Libertarians: Dan Hannan, Paddington and the pernicious impact of 1970s children’s literature on Brexit thinking.8 min read
How 1970s kids books formed the intellectual basis for Brexit. In essence “Ladybird books” were a kind of propaganda but we never noticed — and a lot of people still haven’t. (Warning: “May contain Dan Hannans.”)
When Ofcom cancels CGTN’s license to broadcast in the UK, China’s Foreign Ministry aims both barrels at the BBC. This is going to get worse: it is a metaphor for something much bigger, and the latest nail in Britain’s golden era coffin with China.