Interesting Things: 15/09/2018

A miscellany of recent interesting links: Socialism Chic — The Hot Fashion of Young Ignoramuses Stereotypes Are Often Harmful, and Accurate A Labour MP who won’t let Theresa May beat her on authoritarianism Yes Mr Jones, this is how democracy works Why students *heart* Stalin A Better Theory of the Human Soul Age is noContinue reading “Interesting Things: 15/09/2018”

Interesting Things: 11/09/2018

A miscellany of recent interesting links: Killing the Planning System Will Indeed Save the High Street When Censorship Is Crowdsourced Can we reform our rancid political debate? Even High Street retailers don’t think there should be an Amazon tax Feels of Steel Serena Williams has set back the cause of women’s equality See something, say nothing,Continue reading “Interesting Things: 11/09/2018”

Interesting Things 01/09/2018

A miscellany of recent interesting links: Of course we don’t know what the AI algorithms do, that’s the point of using them Diversity Quotas Kill Comedy Why can’t people in the UK access the website of the Arizona Daily Star? Why is a BBC executive calling for the removal of middle-aged white men from television? Why we needContinue reading “Interesting Things 01/09/2018”

New Home Secretary in Billy Connolly Tribute

New Home Secretary performs his tribute to Billy Connolly’s incontinence pants routine outside the Home Office Yesterday the newly-appointed Home Secretary in the UK government celebrated his new position by performing a tribute to what he called ‘my favourite comedy routine’. ‘As we all know,’ the new Home Secretary said. ‘Billy Connolly’s immortal comment ‘TheContinue reading “New Home Secretary in Billy Connolly Tribute”

Interesting Things 12/02/2018

  A miscellany of links I found interesting recently: Primate Politics Analysis – Professor James Tilley finds out what we can learn about politics from the power struggles within chimpanzee groups and how our evolutionary past may affect the political decisions that we make today: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09cympw No, Postmodernism is Not Dead (and Other Misconceptions): https://areomagazine.com/2018/02/07/no-postmodernism-is-not-dead-and-other-misconceptions/Continue reading “Interesting Things 12/02/2018”

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