I’ve been sent the link to BeMEP.eu, and online game where you can play at being a Member of the European Parliament. It’s backed by – among others – the Konrad Adenauer foundation. But the problem is this: how does it work? The initial FAQ section was just too long and boring, and after logging in I managed to register myself with a political group, but beyond that was perplexed as to what you are actually supposed to do. I do hope there’s some decent educational value to the thing, but if so, I can’t work it out yet. Do any readers out there have a clue?
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Great post from @CJFDillow. Look for simple answers.
Running the economy hot to full employment is simple. Smashing the system up and promising to rebuild it out of wonks and algorithms isn't
It makes complete sense to a certain segment of political opinion, which might be called '1950s nostalgism', in which university expansion = 'mickey mouse degrees' and Latin = 'proper education' that was successfully mined by UKIP. https://twitter.com/OxfordDiplomat/status/1421813257883500549
Riddle me this: According to Andrew Bridgen we are to blame Tony Blair for the shortage of HGV drivers in Brexit Britain. Yet we are also to support his policy of teaching Latin in schools. So we are to create Latin speaking Lorry drivers. Interesting 🤔…..