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Announcing my transition from male to female means that I am finally free, at last Its strange how much can change so fast. Just one week ago I drove from London from Barnsley to spend the evening with my friends Chris and Megan. But this was to be no regular Saturday evening of food, drinks and X-Factor. This particular evening was lif
The Independent | 6 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Daily catch-up: Recall Bill, pangrams and buildings that never were 1. Today is Recall Bill day. With barely six months of the Parliament left, the coalition is finally getting round to carrying out one of its most foolish pledges and being attacked by Zac Goldsmith (above) for it.
The Independent | 6 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Steve Bell's If ... on George Osborne's disaster scenario Read full story for latest details.
The Guardian | 8 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Power to the people? This recall bill will do no such thing | Frank Dobson Principled MPs would be vulnerable to attack from reactionary forces for daring to argue against conventional wisdomToday parliament debates the governments recall of elected representatives bill, which would allow voters to force a byelection if they wer
The Guardian | 9 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Prison suicides: the disgrace that Chris Grayling doesnt get | John Podmore The justice secretary has presided over the worst deterioration in mood since Britain started building jailsThere is no crisis in the prison system, the justice secretary, Chris Grayling, repeatedly asserts even as the prison and probation ombudsman, Nige
The Guardian | 9 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
David Cameron has now passed the point of no return on Europe | Polly Toynbee The prime ministers impossible red lines on the EU will place him in the out camp in any referendumDavid Cameron has crossed the Rubicon. There is no going back. By proposing to limit free movement of labour from the EU he has planted himself on the side
The Guardian | 10 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
First Dog on the Moon on ... the passing of Gough Whitlam - cartoon Thanks, Gough Having trouble viewing this cartoon? Click here Get all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are published Continue reading...
The Guardian | 11 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Barry Spurr email scandal: sadly, a taste for literature does not guarantee solid morals | Jeff Sparrow The Spurr affair should serve as a warning against some old fashioned return to Great Literary Values as an educational panaceaProfessor Barry Spurrs contribution to the review of the National Curriculum mentions Aboriginal people more than 20 times. In e
The Guardian | 13 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Best Of The Dish Today A new twist on the metaphor of what it sometimes feels like to blog every day: Meanwhile, a reality check on whether Muslim apostates can really live free lives across the world. It’s in the form of the hashtag #AnApostatesExperience. I found it a s
Andrew Sullivan | 13 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
While waging the 'war' against cancer, we have lost sight of the broader view of health | Ranjana Srivastava The emphasis on a disease rather than the whole patient is misplaced and hapless patients discover that their concerns are relegated to the bottom of the healthcare hierarchySometime ago the first patient of the day pulled up a chair and declared, well, y
The Guardian | 13 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend