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On the Breakfast show with BBC Radio Kent this morning

January 10, 2012

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This morning I was on the phone with BBC Radio Kent to discuss the surge in UCAS applications and what it means for Higher Education, and for the protest movement. Have a listen and provide some feedback below on how you think it went

Statement to BBC Radio Kent regarding stabilising of application rates to UCAS

January 9, 2012

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In preparation for being on BBC Radio Kent tomorrow I have provided them a brief statement regarding my thoughts on the recent figures that show a stabilising of applicants from November – when numbers were down on the year before 12.9% – to a discrepancy of only 6.4% compared to 2011. “Its encouraging to see […]

“Don’t worry Cameron, I can see your Big Society…” posted on Bright Green

January 8, 2012

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Why not have a look at an article of mine posted to Bright Green. A blog featuring  news and analysis for the green and progressive movement and one of Britain’s leading left wing blogs. http://brightgreenscotland.org/index.php/2012/01/dont-worry-cameron-i-can-see-your-big-society-on-the-distant-horizon-even-if-you-cant/

Round up of local Kent stories from the Week

January 6, 2012

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Paul Carter uses an olive branch to swipe at journalists This week leader of Kent County Council Paul Carter, who has courted controversy on local and national levels recently, used his annual summary to first extend a peace offering to local media, before using it as an opportunity to criticise them. Twitter responses from journalists, […]

It took me three months until I finally visited and saw what OSLX has to offer. How long will it take you?

January 5, 2012

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Occupy London looked like it was about to take off when I finally visited today. Under a blistering assault from the elements that had claimed a generator and levelled the welfare tent, I took a guided tour of the camp. Although the wind had redesigned parts and sent some to their tents to occupy sleeping […]

Iowa caucus confirms predictions choosing a candidate that represents a liability to the Republican party, America and the rest of the world

January 4, 2012

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The Iowa caucus confirmed every prediction in selecting a God fearing candidate with eccentric policies who represents a liability to the Republican party, America and the rest of the world. Could have been any of them really. Mitt Romney was declared first in the early hours only eight votes of the 122,255 cast ahead of […]

“No matter how much of a beast 2011 was, this is the year they truly crash the musical scene. Tip for 2012 – see the Savage Nomads”

January 4, 2012

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Not quite a politics post  but hey, its my blog A young band from London – the Savage Nomads have an incredibly eclectic sound and a growing reputation to match it. Spending last year supporting acts like Mick Jones and receiving sublime reviews everywhere they go I can assure you these kids are ready to […]