Author Archives: Andrew Brown

About Andrew Brown

I live in Lewisham, South East London, and spent 9 years as a Labour councillor in the borough between 1997 and 2006.

Five for Friday

Band site here. More about the band here. Band website here. Artist Myspace “The only way to change things is to shoot the men who arrange things.” Website here.

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Chicken Fatee

Recipe can be found here.

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David Miliband on the state of the Left in Europe

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Local Volunteers Needed

On the off chance that I still have any local readers (or indeed any readers at all).  I had the following by email the other day: SEEKING LOCAL VOLUNTEERS FOR A 3-4 MONTH STUDY. We are a design team from … Continue reading

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Blue Labour

These thoughts are inspired by listening to the Radio 4 Analysis programme about Blue Labour. I should, I think, be sympathetic to the arguments that the proponents of Blue Labour are making.  My formative political education was at feet of … Continue reading

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Media bias?

YouGov have done some polling on how various groups in society are portrayed in the British media.  It turns out that we think that young people are the most distorted; with 46% saying they think that as a group young … Continue reading

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Pear and Almond Tart

From 2011-03-20 Recipe here.

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Indicators for Health Inequality

You might have woken up like me to hear that: Nearly half of all children in England are not reaching what teachers say is a good level of development by the age of five. Which comes from data produced today … Continue reading

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Warm in the Shadows

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Persistent Poverty in Britain

Via email: I manage the non-profit public discussion series, 21st Century Challenges, at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) in London. We aim to inform and inspire public audiences, helping them to engage with important issues that face society in … Continue reading

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