Firstly congratulations on your Election as the leader of the Labour party. I supported you from the start and you got my First preference vote. I even made a small donation to your campaign so I am delighted that you have won.
As a small time political blogger from the Westcountry it is hugely presumptuous of me to give you any advice. However self important presumptuousness is something of the hall mark of political blogging so here I go, a few bits of advice:-
1. Remember that you said this in
Continue reading Letter to Ed Miliband
When recording the recent CWU Youth podcast with Libel Reform one of the interesting points of the discussion came about when we were discussing the differences between public interest, and things which interest the public. Perhaps a subtle distinction, but one that is very, very important in respect of the issues around the freedom of the press, the status of libel law, and the private sphere.
A couple of weeks ago allegations surrounding the sex life of England footballer Wayne Rooney surfaced which has led to me thinking a lot about
Continue reading Time for a privacy law?
One of the big reasons for doing Vegtember is to try and consume food in a more sustainable way. There are reasons why eating less meat helps in this. But one of the biggest environmental factors in respect of food is the “food miles”. How far the food has to travel to get to your store, or to your plate.
This is an issue for meat, and for vegetarian products. This is especially pronounced when food stuffs are perishable and need to be refrigerated as they are transported.
One of the best
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