Category Archives: petitions

Hooray for toll bridges

When I first heard someone complaining in the local press about it taking them forty minutes to get into Oxford from west Oxfordshire, my immediate reaction was: so what? That sounds about right, and if you have the misfortune to … Continue reading

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Can't we lock up all of Burnley first?

Monbiot is hoping to arrest John Bolton on Wednesday. It’s depressing to hear of someone more successful and high-achieving than you having so much spare time. Thanks a lot, George. It’s all I can do at the moment to clean … Continue reading

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They also serve who stand and berate

Marcus Brigstocke is back at The Now Show: … With a special message to all of the 1.8m or more of you that signed up to the anti-road pricing petition on the government website and say: grow up, you morons. … Continue reading

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Education is a right, is a right, is a right

For all sorts of reasons—environmental, social, and those of health, safety and child welfare—driving a car is one of the most selfish routine actions you can engage in. So those of you who were more than a little annoyed by … Continue reading

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