On Thursday I attended the Foyles launch of Regeneration, a collection of essays focusing on the theme of intergenerational equity. A number of my more talented past colleagues from the Yes campaign we’re involved in the book (one or two are even brave enough to admit this past affiliation in their biographies!), so I thought… Continue reading Regeneration: intergenerational Justice for the next generation
Month: February 2012
What I learned at #barcampnfp
On Friday I went to my first barcamp and, as per the rules, I’m meant to blog about the experience. So here goes. First of all, I should write about my expectations. In retrospect I think they were a little too high, like I had just got some kind of golden ticket into the inner… Continue reading What I learned at #barcampnfp
Why we should take accusations of “militant secularism” seriously.
I’ve just been fuming listening to a ridiculous interview with John Gledhill, the Bishop of Lichfield and Alan Beith MP by Evan Davies on the Today programme. It wasn’t the interviewees who infuriated me, although Alan Beith’s argument that disestablishing the Church of England would lead to an aversion culture akin to “elf’n’safety” did come… Continue reading Why we should take accusations of “militant secularism” seriously.