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You were fairly easy on me in my (qualified) salute to double standards. Duygu Akdag captures the consensus well in one of the last posts, when he frames ‘hypocrisy as a temporary weapon of human rights’.
Double standards are valauable as long as they don’t last too long Continue reading
What has been gratifying about this week’s responses has been how they have built on my thoughts about the unions, driving further into their potential as builders of a human rights culture. But at the same time, you have not allowed me to drift into some kind of romantic nostalgia for a long lost unionised ‘Golden Age.’ Continue reading
I think there is little dispute this week. Zoe Fiander is not alone in agreeing ‘with the main thrust of this track’ I am glad to say (!) and many of the interventions are stand alone remarks of great interest and quality. So my comments can, I think, be fairly brief this week. Continue reading