Tag Archives: 38 Degrees

What are you up to Mr. MP ?

. . . . or these days, of course, Mrs, Miss, Ms and probably other terms as yet unknown to me . . . We are often told that a great apathy miasma of apathy has settled over the British … Continue reading

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Snookered . . .

The snooker players bend them selves into all sorts of attitudes, squint along their cues, and pop the balls into the pockets around the table edge. And then that man in the dinner jacket promptly inserts his hand, retrieves the … Continue reading

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A New Way of doing Politics . . . ?

I have come to think that organisations such as 38 Degrees, Change.org, and SumOfUs which exist mainly on the web, provide “instant” communication, and response (sometimes perhaps a little too  much like a knee jerk response) are involving people in … Continue reading

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38 Degrees -A Different Way of doing Politics ?

The organisation, 38 Degrees, claim that this is the angle of the slope necessary for an avalanche to form and slide.  It certainly seems to have some clout in that it can muster upwards of 30,000 people prepared to stick … Continue reading

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Voter Engagement . . .

I was asked recently (by 38 Degrees) to fill in a questionnaire to assist them in preparing evidence to give to the Parliamentary Select Committee on Voter Engagement – (which might have been more accurately entitled “Voter Disengagement”).  I appended … Continue reading

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Pibgorn on “Politics” . . .

Click on the Pic Another of Brooke McEldowney’s wry comments from an American point of view on politics.  Yesterday 38 Degree sent out an email from David Babbs about a forthcoming consultation with MPs – it opened as follows : … Continue reading

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Freedom of . . . Oh ! We mustn’t mention that, sorry . . .

Being old enough to remember WW2 I recollect that we had that quaint idea that we were fighting for, among other things, freedom of speech.  The poor old Germans, so we understood, dare not criticize their Leader or their Government … Continue reading

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