I find it really strange when thinking about Audley Harrison, he really is a man of contradictions. For all that he is seen by many as a clownish figure of derision he captures the imagination and attention of the British Public for boxing in a way very few can.
And when I do think about him I am in future going to try and think about him in much the same was as I do about the Star Wars prequels and the Matrix sequels. Namely I shall pretend his career as
Continue reading Audley Harrison and Manny Pacquiao: Total Opposites.
I am going to make an assumption here right from the start. And that is most people reading my blog are probably coming from an instinctive left wing/liberal persuasion. And I ask readers who fit into that category to start with a thought experiment.
Strip away all your tribal loyalty to whichever party you support, strip away your preconceptions about different electoral systems and what you think about the issue of electoral reform. Do away with any personality based conclusions you have. Done that? Right now think about what is your
Continue reading Why Labour and Unions must campaign for AV
I have been a keen reader of Private Eye since I was a bairn. I guess reading it for a long time before I really understood it all is one of the reasons why I became such a political animal.
One of the things reading the Eye for all these years taught me is firstly that they can get sued a lot for posting the “close to the knuckle” stuff that they do, there were quite a few apologies and retractions! Much more significantly to me was the number of stories
Continue reading Mass Libel Reform Blog