“Labour’s website lists 115 MPs and Lords* in the Shadow Cabinet and shadow teams that assist them. Yet which of those people is responsible for internet politics for the party? I ask this because the SPD in Germany has such a person – Lars Klingbeil, profiled (in German) by Cicerohere. I asked this question on Twitter and a few names of internet-savvy politicians were returned to me – people like Kerry McCarthy, Ian Lucas and Tom Watson. But the future of internet politics is not in their briefs directly. Chi Onwurah – Shadow Minister for Innovation & Science – has the closest brief.”
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I've only once before encountered this - in Thailand
Where having a ticket for a stop *further* than the one you are going to was not able to be used if you got off earlier...
This is pretty weird if you think about it. But weird pricing means weird enforcement I suppose!
@Card5hark @jonworth Hi there. Advance tickets are only available for select journeys/routes in limited numbers. Additionally these tickets wouldn't permit getting off a stop earlier, they're fixed and you must travel on the set train from your origin to your destination. ^Alex.S
Also this is not dissimilar to the increasing % of the UK population showing Settler behaviour that @campaignstrat has observed.
1/ Thread on understanding the authoritarian disposition:
The authoritarian mindset is present in ~33% of the population, split roughly equally between right and left.
It is 50% inheritable, 50% from other factors.