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A New Role for the BBC

As the second in our series on Build Britain back Better (the first was on Reform of the House of Lords and improving Regional Government, see here) we look at Reforming the BBC. Specifically the opportunity to use the BBC Read more…


A New Role for the House of Lords

Summary: As part one of our Build Britain Back Better series, we look today at the twin issues of Reform of the House of Lords and decentralising Government in the UK, especially England. The proposal is this; the existing role Read more…


Will Pfizer’s new Vaccine be a blue pill?

Morpheus: Unfortunately, no one can be told what the Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself. This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back.(In his left hand, Morpheus shows a blue pill.)Morpheus: You take the blue Read more…


Will a Jedi Return?

Note, this is not intended as a judgement on the likely outcome of today’s US Election. Instead it is intended to raise some long term structural conflicts which exist, but are to some extent concealed behind our traditional left/right or Read more…


Is this the most powerful man in America right now?

We are grateful to Dilbert creator Scott Adams for this insight. Following his announcement that he intends to run for President, the US media are in something of a panic over Kanye West. According to the polls, Joe Biden is Read more…


Hugely interesting, very important…but in some ways perhaps not important at all.

The attached article is one of the most fascinating that we have read in a long time and in many senses one of the most important. Yet in another way it is probably not very important at all. If that Read more…