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Looking back one year: wilful blindness and the Leveson Inquiry

Looking back one year: wilful blindness and the Leveson Inquiry

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation project Co-ordinator, and Andy Rogers, Associate Director of Communications It’s 11 months since the Prime Minister, David Cameron, first announced there would be a public inquiry into the phone hacking scandal. Its interesting to reflect upon this once you consider that the Prime Minister was himself summoned to given evidence […]

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Blindingly Optimistic

Blindingly Optimistic

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation Project Co-ordinator Research this weekend has revealed the reason behind the human proclivity of remaining positive, even in the face of grave adversity reports the BBC.  It turns out that “laughing in the face of danger” is not necessarily down to bravery or courage, but rather a propensity for the […]

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“A Little More Conversation, A Little Less Action”

“A Little More Conversation, A Little Less Action”

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation Project Coordinator Whether its nursing a tall Pepsi Cola in a shady bar in the backstreets of Memphis, eating what looks distinctly like a fried peanut butter and banana sandwich in a cafe off the High Street or sifting through the various badges and pins in the local bric-a-brack store, […]

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Hacking at Justice

Hacking at Justice

By Dr Karl Mackie CBE, Mediator and Chief Executive, CEDR Yesterday British Prime Minister, David Cameron, announced the launch of a Public Inquiry into the phone hacking scandal that has engulfed News Corp, having already claimed one sizeable scalp in a national newspaper; the News of the World. The Inquiry is however not going to […]

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Pensive about pensions

Pensive about pensions

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation Co-ordinator The front cover of July’s issue of Public Servant magazine shows Francis Maude, Cabinet Office Minister, asking us the reader the question; why strike now?  He is of course referring to the potential upcoming strikes regarding public sector pensions and the government’s plans for reform.  He describes how “current […]

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