Taking complaints seriously

Too late, Jeremy Corbyn is discovering the effects of not taking seriously the complaints about antisemitism in the Labour Party.  He is now on the back foot and trying to salvage the situation with as much damage limitation as he can muster. Russia and Vladimir Putin are discovering the same.  After thinking they could ignore …

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Built-in obsolence

Not enough consumers know about built-in obsolescence, which would inform their shopping habits.  Built-in obsolescence is the deliberate limiting and shortening the useful life of products. The latest example is Apple's confirmation that it deliberately slows down some models of its iPhone as they age.  It explains and justifies doing so in order to match …

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Revisiting the 1967 Abortion Act

The 50th anniversary of the 1967 Abortion Act made the BBC revisit the debate about abortion in The Moral Maze.  Confusion, obfuscation and biblical illiteracy are still the order of the day. The debate proceeded along the usual lines to little effect, so it is worth recording here a list of the topics which are …

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Every idle word that men shall speak…

The language battle is heating up. Redefining marriage is the most spectacular and far-reaching milestone on the secular journey to destroy Christian values in western society, but the language battle began a long time ago with tolerating swearing and blasphemy.  Christian terms such as Jesus, Christ, God, Lord, heavens above, hell and damn are all …

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The risk in disposing of electronic devices

When you buy a new electronic device, do you consider how you will dispose of it? When your computer dies there are implications for identity theft if you do not dispose of it properly.  You may have heard about hard drives from disposed computers being examined in distant countries to discover the identity of the …

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