Category Archives: Conservative

Minority Rule #002

“A spokesman for the Department for Education said: “We are very disappointed that the NUT and NASUWT have announced they will be taking further strike action, which less than a quarter of teachers actually voted for.“” link here Number of … Continue reading

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One of the better news stories of the year.

‘We’ did it! For once, this isn’t going to be one of Things Can Only Get Better’s usual world-weary cynical despairing rants at society’s problems. For once, we can publish a celebratory post with limited analysis (much to everyone’s disappointment … Continue reading

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Y’all paying attention?

There’s a lot one can fault with the USA’s political and governmental processes, the most glaring being the so called ‘fillibuster’. It grants far far too much power and influence to small groups of legislatures in Federal and State Congresses … Continue reading

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It’s gone off the bullsh*t density detector!

I haven’t had the best weekend already. First the realisation that if I hadn’t cocked up my course I would’ve finished my final school placement on Friday. Then we have Ed Miliband pushing me the closest I have ever come … Continue reading

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I suppose I can’t not talk about this…

As a probably soon to-be Primary trainee teacher come this September and as Things Can Only Get Better’s resident Education ‘expert’, I suppose it’s almost unavoidable that I write a post on Mr Gove’s new proposals to GCSEs (le sigh). … Continue reading

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The Blue Labour Pope

“You know how it seems like over the past thirty years the Left won the contest for social policy – for liberalism, equal rights, against homophobia and racism – and yet the Right won all the arguments on economic party? … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Santorum Pulls Out

For various reasons Nash didn’t get round to writing much new content this week. However, in penance and as a compensation to our loyal fans, he’s dredged up some classics from the archives. Here, from 12th April 2012, is something … Continue reading

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