2001 and the last ‘arse war’

by Stephen Tall on April 7, 2013

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Clearing out the loft I’ve just come across my old collection of Private Eyes, from back in the day when I subscribed. (I’m more of an Economist guy these days.) This was the one lying on top, referencing Gordon Brown’s attack on the supposed elitism of Oxford in 2001. As I’d just finished reading Hopi Sen’s reminiscences on this very subject – How Politics Works (and doesn’t) – I thought I’d share…