Who runs this place? #AskDeloitte

The Government pays Deloitte to tell them how to tell the world that it is ok for the Government to pay Deloitte.

Comment is Banned

Comment is Banned They used to say on the Guardian website that comment is free. But now it’s more a case of Comment is banned.  Why?  In the Guardian opinion section, of the 20 main articles, only 3 have a comment section. This Martin Kettle Brexit piece is from the day before yesterday and yet…

Inverted Robbers

Today’s Guardian runs with Culture Unstained’s accusations that the Science Museum is misleading the public. The Museum has reallocated its Sackler Family funding. This tricks the public by disguising the extent to which the Museum currently benefits from the US opioid crisis. Many of the Sacklers have stakes in Purdue Pharma. ‘Painkiller’ addiction has resulted…

Transgender Tournaments

Every society has its customs. Harvest seasonally celebrates good weather and a community’s ability to feed itself. And mating rituals, often hierarchical, involve male displays of physical excellence and material resourcefulness to attract reproductive females. But when societies code their rules using abstract tools like language then inherent ambiguities and opportunities for conflict undoubtedly emerge. in 2015 Feminist Germaine Greer was ‘no-platformed’ for her…