Blunt & Disorderly

Blog URL:http://paswonky.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:religion, science, liberalism, philosophy, politics, feminism, rights, ethics, media
Country:United Kingdom

Reflections on religion, science politics and human rights from a liberal perspective



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Moving! - New Blog

on May 18, 2014

I started a new blog at Wordpress: HERE Some of my posts might be copied/reworked to my new address, but I aim to focus much more on cinema & TV through sociological lenses. I will no longer update Blunt & Disorderly.

After Osborne scapegoating benefit claimants in his budget, today is the turn of Jeremy Hunt, who tackled that mythical beast of benefit tourism (see FT letter http://on.ft.com/11u5j93). Which bit of the hyppocratic oath doesn't he get? Doctors cann...

Immigration Maths

on Jun 5, 2013 in: immigration, music

Hollie McNish does the maths for you rapping. Just listen. http://www.upworthy.com/next-time-someone-tells-you-that-immigrants-are-destroying-our-country-show-them-this Her website: http://holliemcnish.com/...

Here are links with research on immigration: Immigration & (unlikely) pressure on health service in UK & Germany: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2012/11/07/immigration-and-health-wadsworth/ The game changer? Immigration & the media:...

I have always liked the Financial Times, so as an assiduous and faithful reader, I got quite a shock when I read yesterday's crap editorial supporting the Government's standoff with the European Commission. The FT seems to believe in that mythical...

The opposition to same-sex marriage in France has turned ugly leaving 36 wounded after yesterday’s demonstration. It is worth reflecting on ‘marriage’ from a legal, social, and religious perspective in France and in Britain. At the core of the...

I finally left the Liberal Democrats a few weeks ago, after Nick Clegg’s anti-immigration stance. This has really crossed the line for me.  I was supportive of the coalition in the first year and thought that many of the initial policies demon...