Grace Krause

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David Cameron and the politics of superfluousness

Posted on 16 May 2015 by Grace Krause

Last week, voters in the UK chose to re-elect the Conservatives to rule Britain another five years. Because of this decision tens of thousands of people will needlessly suffer. Some will die. It is really that simple. Britain’s current austerity politics have been linked to widespread social harm, and we have been promised that there
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The Problem With Charity

Posted on 10 December 2013 by Grace Krause

Having leveled my palace, don’t erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home. – Emily Bronte How I stifled a revolution The first time I heard someone say that social work played a distinct role in maintaining social inequality on oppressive political systems I got really angry.
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Judging beggars is not helping them

Posted on 6 December 2013 by Grace Krause

In today’s edition of the Guardian there is an article by Dave Hill in the Comment is Free section titled Don’t give money to beggars – help them instead. In this article Hill argues that you shouldn’t give money to people begging on the street because it harms them more than it helps them as
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Philosophy Reading Group: Plato, and Ouzo

Posted on 6 December 2013 by Grace Krause

The Philosophy Reading Group will be meeting again on Tuesday the 10th of December at 5.15 in the Lunchroom in Museum Place.  This time we are going back to basics and will be talking about Plato and Aristotle. If you’d like to participate, you should look up Plato’s “The allegory of the cave” and “The
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The Criminologist’s Mixtape

Posted on 4 December 2013 by Grace Krause

To start of this blog off I am crossposting asomething I wrote a while ago. At the height of my procrastination efforts, I have made a criminological mixtape. Enjoy! Traditional – Little Sadie/Cocain Blues The first written version of ‘Little Sadie’ is dated 1922. In its long history the song has been recorded Bob Dylan,
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