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James Woudhuysen
Forecaster, predicting everything but the weather
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James Woudhuysen 15h
What can it be like to be ‘global head of wellness‘ at that major force for women’s liberation, Goldman Sachs? Well: you get to send memos by the Human Capital Management division; plus, offer LifeCare milkship (sic), “a full-service programme”. Great progress!
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James Woudhuysen 18h
The World Economic Forum, Davis, Switzerland, always has our interests at heart. It warns: can hack your brain!
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James Woudhuysen 22h
Replying to @typofoto
Are, but the toffs who run the National Trust and the Campaign to Protect Rural Reaction already have plenty of space... on their estates!
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James Woudhuysen 22h
Save the planet, clear your head, stigmatise rural migrants to cities for adding to the world’s CO2 — and use the first person pronoun 20 times in your first two paragraphs. Vintage Guardian BS from New Statesman cities buff John Elledge
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Bruno Waterfield Aug 20
Forget democracy, forget economic reason, Greece will be made to run budget surpluses until 2060 - that's 2060. Binding the hands of Greek governments for yet another generation to come. Obscene
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Jacob Furedi Aug 20
Dawn Butler thinks Jamie Oliver's jerk chicken falls foul of cultural appropriation? Just wait until she meets her party's top team.
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Paul Embery Aug 18
"Multi-millionaire Julian Dunkerton said he was backing the People's Vote campaign because "we have a genuine chance to turn this around". Translated: "We have a genuine chance to overturn democracy."
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matt o'neill Aug 19
Isle of Wight - where Marconi experimented and pioneered radio communications by tying an aerial to kites. :)
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James Woudhuysen Aug 18
REIFICATION RULES: “The machines already know what you want”... and there’s “more potential for manipulation”. Murdoch’s, ahem, neoliberal Times editorial taps into the Carole Codswallop agenda.
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Kevin McCullagh Aug 18
No, we are not addicted to smartphones. is right to expose the agenda behind this duff idea and the wider
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James Woudhuysen Aug 18
Online games and gambling ads turning a whole generation of kids into tipsters, ‘like Pavlov’s dogs’, says expert Bishop — unaware of the addictive qualities of hymns, Holy Communion wafers, incense, etc. Time we fought back against
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James Woudhuysen Aug 18
“ I want us to become a world leader in tackling the scourge of plastic“, said… Chancellor Plastic Hammond.
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James Woudhuysen Aug 18
Essential reading
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James Woudhuysen Aug 17
DISGRACEFUL DUMBING DOWN: , breathless teen green rag, sends email with the peremptory instruction: ‘Forget the Higgs [boson]’. So it knows more than a Nobel Laureate! But in fact it ‘writes’ on the SEARCH for a new particle, which isn’t found
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Derek Ian Elder Aug 16
Civil Engineer here. This bridge was a very unusual example of a cable-stayed bridge and there is unlikely to be any read across to more 'normal' cable-stayed bridges. All structures, but especially bridges, need constant monitoring & maintenance. Maybe this was lacking.
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James Woudhuysen Aug 16
DATELINE NORTHAMPTON: three video bites, complete with Tory leader of the local council and convincing retail analyst, on the crisis in the British High Street:
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James Woudhuysen Aug 16
Brilliant, every-angle commentary on the Italian bridge disaster by the always-on-the-money Austin Williams
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The Retail Futurist Aug 13
Lower the rents, drop the rates and get some independents in there! Give N’hampton’s young entrepreneurs a chance
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Kaye Aug 13
just seen you on BBC, absolutely spot on, the high street shops need to evolve, they can’t keep churning out the same old stuff and expect people to still buy it
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James Woudhuysen Aug 13
Now on at 8.27 & 8.59! I’m commenting from distressed Northampton, where BHS has been boarded up for two years and M&S closed this weekend. Me on retail’s crisis, 2013:
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