Republicans Launch Bill to Abolish Environmental Protection Agency

On February 1st, 2017, Republican congressman Matt Gaetz published a bill to abolish the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). What might this mean for the future of environmental protection in the USA and the rest of the world?

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February 1st

One-hundred and seven years ago today, the first British state-funded Labour Exchanges opened their doors to job seekers

Turing’s Law Pardons Thousands

On January 31st, 2017, the government enacted Turing’s Law, pardoning the past convictions of over 49,000 homosexual and bisexual men. Historically, British law treated LGBT individuals in a fashion unacceptable to many modern observers.

Bureaucracy – A Dirty Word?

The definitions do not inspire confidence. Google’s highlights it as “excessively complicated administrative procedure”. They define a bureaucrat as someone who is “perceived as being concerned with procedural correctness at the expense of people’s needs”. Why have we allowed those who specialise in their field and epitomise separation of powers to be presented in such poor light? This article will begin to answer that question, looking at the historical foundations of bureaucracy in Britain and looking at where it may be heading.