Conviction politics

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10 May 2013

One definition of insanity is to continue to believe in stuff even when evidence proves you wrong. In politics, however, this is called conviction.

Aperçu by columnist Suzanne Moore in the London Guardian yesterday 9 May 2013. Moore was panning the UK Government’s pig-headed determination to continue slashing public expenditure despite overwhelming evidence that this is precisely what has mired the country in the current economic quagmire.

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 You might perhaps care to view some of our earlier posts.  For instance:

1. Why? or How? That is the question (3 Jan 2012)

2. Partitocracy v. Democracy (20 July 2012)

3. The shoddiest possible goods at the highest possible prices (2 Feb 2012)

4. Capitalism in practice  (4 July 2012) 

5.Ladder  (21 June 2012)

 6. A tale of two cities (1)  (6 June 2012)

 7. A tale of two cities (2)  (7 June 2012)

 8. Where’s the beef? Ontology and tinned meat (31 Jan 2012)

Every so often we shall change this sample of previously published posts.

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