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Intergenerational cycling.

Intergenerational cycling.  We are all heading on the same path that our grandparents were on. It is an inevitable journey of life. Cycling Without Age reminds us of that relationship with our elders and on our five guiding principles that we abide by. It starts with the simple act of generosity. Give our time …

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The BBC, the NHS and religion.

The BBC, the NHS and religion.   According to Shadow Culture Secretary Chris Bryant, the BBC is the nation’s “cultural NHS”. He said it to the Royal Television Society, and wrote it

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European social-democracy in crisis.

European social-democracy in crisis. European social democracy is in crisis. Denmark, Finland, Portugal, Hungary, Greece, Spain, the Netherlands – no matter the local context, the retreat of the centre-left is near total. Even in those few outposts where we do wield power we are either on the back foot – as in France or Sweden …

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Laughing off BDS.

Laughing off BDS. Illustrators launch Facebook page aimed at countering the efforts of the international boycott movement – Israel, Art, Facebook, Boycott Divestment and Sanctions BDS, caricature

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First day volunteering at #lizforleader HQ. Not everything is online or calling members or supporters…

First day volunteering at #lizforleader HQ. Not everything is online or calling members or supporters on the phone: I was tasked with counting as requested copies of a nice introduction letter, putting them in enveloppes, and writing addresses. Back to basics! Last time #livingwage was £7.20 was in 2011. Is now £7.85. Did no one …

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Victim of the lack of CCTV… My bike was stolen while I was at the gym. Since there are cameras everywhere…

Victim of the lack of CCTV… My bike was stolen while I was at the gym. Since there are cameras everywhere in London (both on the public domain and outside private properties), my hope was that my thief was going to be caught someday. Unfortunately, this particular corner of the building or the road is …

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Happy 4th of July!Hard truth, from on my favorite charities.

Happy 4th of July! Hard truths, from one of my favorite charities. America: the world’s best hope, 3 reasons why

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