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Posts Tagged ‘politics’

Why are women in politics less authoritative on Twitter? Because men (and women) are less likely to retweet and follow them

The New Statesman, 5 December 2017 We all know that men in politics tend to shout more loudly than women, but when a big data analysis showed that there wasn’t a single female voice in the top ten most influential British political journalists on Twitter during the recent general election campaign, the general reaction was […]


Nobody likes quotas, but you have to admit they work

As politics shows, good intentions are all very well but progress is achingly slow


Ed Balls will be a disaster for Labour

Like Gordon Brown, he believes he’s superior to almost everyone


How we avoided Ireland’s nightmare

If you think our situation is bad, thank Blair’s hesitancy for things not being a whole lot worse


MPs are getting ready for the fight of their lives

The rest of us have been forced to work harder to keep our jobs; now they will too


Obama’s strength is now his weakness

The President has become too cool for his own good