In 1844, Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis graduated as a doctor, and was appointed assistant at the obstetric clinic in Vienna. At the time, the great scourge of new mothers was ‘childbed’ or puerperal fever. It was thought that the deaths were … Continue reading
Currently, there are at least two shocking news stories which have been little represented on the BBC or in the national MSM. One is the decision of two health trusts in Northern Ireland to entirely stop providing statutory residential care … Continue reading
Why Milt Friedman’s Ideas Don’t Work
Published on Feb 9, 2013
Thom Hartmann shares why Milton Friedman’s Libertarian/ Conservative economic theories are a failure.
Change Gonna Come by liam carr Liam Carr, a regular contributor to Think Left, is one of the two Labour candidates for the Leadgate, Medomsley and Ebchester area . One of the things I am hearing about while I am canvassing for … Continue reading
This is from the blog of a primary special needs teacher. Most teachers are as dedicated as she is, and Gove needs to understand the likely consequences of heaping even more pressure on teachers who work much harder and longer, … Continue reading
Me in my small corner… by Sue Fairweather of the Armchair Army This is for you, at your computers, in your armchairs. It is given as a heartening example of ‘Power to the People’ and to ask you to consider … Continue reading