Prince Charles has held private meetings with eight government ministers in the last 12 months, including Michael Gove, the education secretary, and Danny Alexander, chief secretary to the Treasury.
Details of these meetings with ministers are not disclosed, prompting calls for greater transparency.
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This is the second time in only a few months that it has come to light that Charles is being secretive in his political dealings. Also see: « i-thorts’ i-Views: Would Charles Be A Democratic Monarch? »
The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you’re uncool.
I believe there’s only one thing that matters in this world: Education. Education. Education.
And education is at its best when it is free… and publicly provided to all.
It is so vital in preparing the youth of all nations… in the foundation of a liberty-loving people with an interest in free world government
… that higher education
is also free to ALL.
(As hackers and geeks are fond of pointing out: All information should be ‘freely available to all’ – and that should include the best education attainable.)
“There needs to be a focus on the creation of a world of democracy, peace and prosperity for all. For the welfare of the whole world and the new world order.”
Deputy PM to announce plan in which parents will be allowed to share up to a year’s leave after the birth of a childNick Clegg.
Under the new plans, new mothers and fathers would be able to divide up to a year’s leave between them with far fewer restrictions.
Read More @ Guardian »
also see: Nick Clegg admits he has abandoned plans to give fathers six weeks paid paternity leave »
Nick Clegg has admitted that he had been forced to drop his plans to give fathers six weeks paid paternity leave but promised to revive the proposal in better economic times.
The Deputy Prime Minister’s plan ran into opposition from business leaders and the Conservatives. His aides said his retreat was an example of “coalition politics at work”, insisting he was being “pragmatic”. However, fathers-to-be will be allowed to take unpaid leave to attend two antenatal appointments so they can be more involved in the early stages of pregnancy.
Read More @ The Independent »
The State will look after you “for your best interests,”
as they say. The United Nations is currently trying to establish a framework for the international criminal court to deal with ‘environmental crimes’ and ‘crimes against humanity’.
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Eventually, the world as we know it will cease to exist. It will become one nation, one singularity. With a single governing body, a single currency, a single agenda. That’s the world I can’t wait to be in.
Take away political nationalism and you have no need for country embargos. Remove nation-states and there can be no world wars. Read more @ (British) Social Media Party »