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Democracy on Parole

Daniel M. Swain | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Daniel M. Swain

The recent elections of police commissioners in the UK, or more specifically in England and Wales, are a brilliant example of democratic stupidity. Wh...

'Reapply For My Job? No Thanks'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

A long-serving chief constable has dramatically quit on the day the newly elected Police Commissioner was sworn - after being told he must apply for h...

Bristol's First Elected Mayor: An Architect With Grand Plans But Will He Build a Greater Bristol For All?

Harbir Kaur | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK Politics
Harbir Kaur

I have a deep respect for the city in which I was born and raised in. That pride increases not due to great feats of architecture, such as the intended arena, but due to pioneering initiatives such as the Bristol pound. I am proud to be part of a community that embraces asylum-seekers, refugees and immigrants and celebrates our diversity. I hope that in four years time I can add the fact we have a mayor to that list. Only time will tell and the clock is ticking.