By Steve Parkhurst, Senior Editor, USDR.
Looking at the news and opinion out of London each day.
The only way to put an end to something like the ‘school cuts’ campaign was to knock it back hard and repeatedly at the start before it gained traction.
Jeremy Corbyn is inspiring, passionate and cares about the people he represents – unlike Theresa May
Also in Notes: Corbyn’s terrible consistency; Brexit and the Reichenbach Falls; bucket lists
A debate is raging in the letters pages of the journal Nature about how long we can expect to live in future. Some scientists believe our maximum life expectancy has plateaued around 115 due to hard biological limits. But a new study from Canada suggests we have not yet reached such a limit and that there may not even be one.
Social media “gives a voice to people who don’t deserve one” tweeted Devon MP Gary Streeter last night. Of course he’s wrong, but – ironically – social media does encourage some stupid behavior.
Some Ministers and Conservative MPs are so spooked by Corbyn that they are in danger of losing their heads
It has to be admitted that the combination of events over the last year has not made a good impression on the rest of the world.
Last week’s Across The Pond
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