Submitted by Choccy on Oct 24 2016 16:56
A review of the new book by Hilary and Steven Rose which presents both a scientific and political critique of the growth of 'neuro' disciplines.
Submitted by Choccy on Sep 29 2013 19:38
Series of regional teaching strikes continues this week.
Submitted by Choccy on Aug 17 2013 19:44
With's Chomsky's appearance on a 'skeptic' podcast and in light of the recent comments by Dawkins and the reaction to them, including JK's blog post, it got me thinking about the relationship, or lack thereof, between 'scepticism', 'new atheism' and radical politics. Here's some garbled thoughts.
Submitted by Choccy on Aug 17 2013 18:50
Noam Chomsky recently appeared on the Skeptically Speaking podcast to discuss the evolution of language. This got me thinking about the relationship, or lack thereof, between 'scepticism', 'new atheism' and radical politics which will follow in another blog post.
Submitted by Choccy on Feb 18 2013 15:21
Documentary detailing the community campaign against the forced academisation of Downhills Primary in 2012.
Submitted by Choccy on Jan 30 2013 20:22
NUT will not be balloting members for industrial action at Warren Comprehensive after school drops academy conversion plans.
Submitted by Choccy on Jan 24 2013 22:17
NUT executive votes against strike action in March despite accelerated attacks on education
Submitted by Choccy on Nov 16 2012 00:02
Anarchist MMA fighter scores his biggest win in recent years over Alexander Emelianenko tonight.
Submitted by Choccy on Sep 10 2012 18:56
Teachers unions announce industrial action plans
Submitted by Choccy on Sep 2 2012 17:59
Jeff Monson was the guest on 'No Holds Barred' this week discussing politics, history, and the economics of mixed martial arts.
Submitted by Choccy on Aug 26 2012 23:39
A brief analysis of the fallout following the cancellation of UFC 151 with UFC bosses blaming one fighter for other fighters' lost wages.
Submitted by Choccy on Aug 16 2012 13:34
Kickstarting a discussion on Stephen Jay Gould's first popular book form the late 70s, Ever Since Darwin.
Submitted by Choccy on Aug 10 2012 12:08
Video about the Camden traffic wardens on three-day strike this week.
Submitted by Choccy on Jul 27 2012 22:29
Gove sneaks massive reform in while no one's looking. I'd no intention of posting during the summer holidays, but this seemed important.
Submitted by Choccy on Jul 12 2012 22:40
Bournville School on strike next week. Worthing High out this week. Noel Park School, Haringey out.
Submitted by Choccy on Jul 2 2012 18:43
A few regional stories wound me up this week. Great Yarmouth academy long days. Waltham Forest strike ballot. Islington academy axes free meals. University pulls unpaid job advertisement.
Submitted by Choccy on Jun 26 2012 19:07
Anarchist MMA fighter Jeff Monson chalks up another win in St Petersburg, and signs contract with Super Fight League.
Submitted by Choccy on Jun 23 2012 10:44
NUT strike ballot, performance management & teachers' payscale, Gove and O-levels
Submitted by Choccy on May 9 2012 18:49
Teachers in thirteen primary schools in Birmingham are being balloted for strike action against plans to force them to become academy schools.
Submitted by Choccy on May 6 2012 00:24
Pleasantly surprised by some midlands hip-hop