Saturday, October 18, 2014

Six of the Best 469

"Online voting for national elections and referendums is a bad idea; they tried it in Estonia and the system has been found insecure ... Even electronic ballot counting can be fraught with errors; it might be impossible to say who actually won the London Mayoral Election in 2008." Jazz Hands, Serious Business comes out against online voting.

Killian Bourke on Liberal Democrat Voice offers a radical, Liberal and localist alternative to NHS commissioning.

The academies programme has transformed England’s educational landscape, argues The Economist.

Inforrm's Blog on " the most bewildering judgment for many years" - a celebrity has been barred from the courts about publishing a book about his own childhood abuse.

"Not for them the countryside of traditional farming and hunting, nor the ramshackle urbanity of Georgian ­Brighton. No — they dream of an integrated eco/bio/renewable future of steel and glass that will render the inefficient past obsolete." Brighton has become an object lesson in why it is a disaster to vote Green, says Tim Stanley in the Spectator.

Brain Pickings has the only known recording of Virginia Woolf's voice.

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