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The BS machine rumbles on

February 14, 2011


Back in July I attended a Big Society event. This was its second launch. There was then another at the Conservative party conference, making today the fourth launch of the Big Society. But this one was different. Opinion has polarised. Massively. The Big Society has been condemned by people from all sides – and it […]

Taking the BS out of the Big Society

July 19, 2010


After a lack of interest the first time around, the Big Society was finally launched to the consumer today. The anticipation was immense – the Twittersphere was groaning under the #bigsociety trend and the months of preparation and planning by Big Society agitators was finally to pay off. Except it still hasn’t. Not really. It […]