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All-male interview panels scrapped as Whitehall’s ‘macho culture' is tackled
'The long-standing gender imbalance at the top of the civil service that has proved remarkably resistant to change'
Interesting  politics  UK  Westminster  discrimination  sexism  Civil-Service  government  jobs 
september 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
A Parliament without transparency has no accountability | Unlock Democracy
There's a push for the MEPs to have a secret ballot on whether they accept the EU budget. Doesn't that make them unaccountable to their constituents?
politics  europe  fail  admission-of-interest;-I-work-for-Unlock-Democracy  money  EU  government  Unlock-Democracy 
february 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Westminster Council’s proposals for obesity: awful, awful, awful « Another angry woman
'It’s a very shiny-looking report, with a picture of an apple on the front. The existence of apples, illustrated by a photograph of one, is literally the only thing which is in any way evidence-based within the entire report. There is not even a reference section. The report is entirely what a few wonks think might be a good idea.'
posttofacebook  obesity  government  culture  fail  health  politics  UK 
january 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Not A Sick Society: A Sick State
This was submitted to prison magazine Not Shut Up, but its publication was blocked.
freedom  prison  law  protest  government  politics  culture  comment  posttofacebook  interesting 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Scotland and England: what future for the Union? | Culture | The Observer
"The future of the 200-year link between England and Scotland has never been more hotly debated. We asked some of Scotland's best known writers for their opinions on the state of this marriage is and what independence might mean for their home country"
interesting  britain  government  politics  scotland  comment  via-Andrew-Ducker 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Andrew Stunell: Coalition on Course to Be the First Government for Thirty Years to Add More Social Homes
"The Government is now on course to deliver up to 170,000 new homes by 2015, safeguarding some 80,000 jobs in construction, and other related trades in the process. We can now confidently say that we will be the first government for over thirty years to finish with more social and affordable homes than we started with."
government  the-coalition  politics 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
A Few Good Things The Lib Dems Are Doing… « Sci-Ence! Justice Leak!
A few of the more recent good things that the Lib Dems have been achieving in the coalition government.
government  Lib-Dems  politics  the-coalition 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
We covered up our involvement in torture. Now we must expose it – Telegraph Blogs
Overly cheerleader-y for Thatcher, but other than that a fairly good piece on the torture that the UK security services have been complicit to, and the problems with the coming enquiry into it.
torture  crime  abuse  foreign-policy  government  interesting  important  politics 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
The real confidence crisis - Joan Walsh - Salon.com
"The real confidence crisis doesn't lie with corporate America. It belongs to the Democrats. They are the party of government, and they should face it, and boldly advocate to use government to solve our problems."
Democrats  USA  government  'socialism'  argument  interesting  politics 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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