Monthly Archives: November 2014

What is most important? Reflections on support arrangements for people who are intellectually disabled.

Today, 26th November, 2014, something unusual has happened.  The national news of the day includes quite a lot of coverage of the abject failure of the health and social care system, and the government, to do what it was supposed … Continue reading

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About ‘our’ flags

In Denmark, many houses have small Danish flags outside. In many other countries, displaying the national flag is a normal thing to do. So is it a problem to fly the UK national flag, the “Union Flag”, or in England, … Continue reading

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Liberation and living well

This week I’ve been busy in two distinct areas of “scholarly activism”.  At first sight they might seem very disparate, but I think they are part of the same overall project. On Monday, the Steady State Manchester collective, of which … Continue reading

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Steady State Manchester at Manchester Policy Week

Originally posted on Steady State Manchester:
I was one of the panel for a question time session on “An Economy for All” on day five of University of Manchester’s Policy Week, organised in conjunction with CLES and chaired by CLES…

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Culture, information and a resilient community?

Notes from a short provocation for a workshop on Informational Inequalities at the University of Manchester Policy Week day conference on Education Policy and Educational Inequalities. I was asked to contribute one of five brief scene-setting interventions, mine being to … Continue reading

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