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26 January 2004
The government will get no
where if it continues to make war against young people. Occupation, not punishment,
is what they need.
12 January 2004
When laws are broken by responsible people in
their millions, enforcement is not the answer. It's time for the government
to look for a more constructive approach.
22 December 2003
Governments cannot legislate
against things going wrong, and efforts to reduce the number of failures below
a certain level produce negative returns.
8 September 2003
When the degree of suffering
inflicted on the guilty is the measure of society's moral self-affirmation,
something, somewhere, has gone badly wrong.
What do we want? We want.....er.....
26 May 2003Hands up anybody who knows what drugs policy in Britain is designed to achieve. In an area of a thousand policy objectives and targets, what's the big picture?
12 May 2003
When it comes to votes, public perception matters more than statistical reality. This makes politicians say (and do) foolish things. In the end we all pay for it.
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