Capitalism Revisited

“The world has changed since 2009”. “Greece is bankrupt”. “The economy is in recession for the second time this year”. “Many European countries lost their top ratings last night …”. Headlines such as the above have been in the newspapers for the past two years and one report after another … Continue reading

What is a Proper Education?

As an educationalist, I am a great believer in ‘knowledge for all’! Knowledge is like an open vessel that never fills or overflows, you can always learn, always enquire, question and challenge.  Having access to knowledge is very much driven by the individual – but unfortunately it still remains exclusive … Continue reading

Margaret Thatcher: There’s No Such Thing as Society

Whether one loved or hated her, Margaret Thatcher has undoubtedly left her stamp upon British politics and her death last week has confirmed her place in history as one of the most memorable and controversial political icons. Born in Grantham, Lincolnshire on October 13th 1925, Margaret Hilda Roberts, as she … Continue reading