Mark's Musings

A miscellany of opinions, thoughts, rants and comments

16 June 2014
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British Values: Josiah Wedgwood and Philanthropic Activism

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If you ask someone about the abolition of slavery in the UK, most people will come up with the name of William Wilberforce. To be sure, Wilberforce had a central role in outlawing slavery in Britain and beyond, but, of … Continue reading

15 June 2014
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British Values: Simon de Montfort and Representative Democracy

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“British values” have been in the news recently. I was going to write a blog article listing my own choices for what British values consist of. But, instead, I thought I’d write about a few people that I think have … Continue reading