Feminists claim that one example of sexism in society is the fact that women get paid less than men. Conservatives counter by claiming that this difference is not due to sexism but to actual differences between men and women. They claim that men are better educated, have more experience and specialise in better paying (often more dangerous jobs). So which is it? Is the gender pay gap an example of sexism in society or is it just a myth that denies genuine differences in work done? Continue reading “The Gender Pay Gap Revisited”
If you were to ask people what the biggest problem with politics and politicians are, excessive pay and expenses would surely be near the top of the list (though it would be a long list). However, rather than the usual moan and rant about greedy politicians, I’ll take a shot at coming up with an idea on how to solve the problem. Politicians need to be paid but still remain in touch with ordinary people, so here’s how I think we can reform the system. Continue reading “An Idea For Political Reform”
I know the title sounds bizarre but hear me out. I’m not a Communist, just thinking aloud. Allow me to play Devil’s advocate for a moment, and have a little thought experiment. I’ll just apply the logic of public or private debate to the legal service and see where we end up.