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The dumbing down of Britain

Author: Duncan Barkes
Publisher: London : Elliott and Thompson, 2014.
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For grumpy old men everywhere: what are the things that have made Britain less great? Outspoken and controversial commentator Duncan Barkes looks at the ""dumbing down"" of Britain In this enjoyable diatribe, Duncan Barkes picks over the remnants of a once great nation, and hones in on the issues that he feels have changed Britain for the worse. In this dumbed-down nation, our liberty is constantly threatened by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Barkes
ISBN: 9781783960958 1783960957
OCLC Number: 889523053
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title; Contents; Introduction; 1 Not voting; 2 We don't talk any more; 3 You can't smoke here; 4 Do fish fingers come from a pig?; 5 The rise of the NIMBY; 6 I am entitled to my opinion; 7 Where have all the real men gone?; 8 I want to be a celebrity; 9 Where am I?; 10 Working in hell; 11 Senior neglect; Conclusion; About LBC; About the Series; Copyright.
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For grumpy old men everywhere: what are the things that have made Britain less great? Outspoken and controversial commentator Duncan Barkes looks at the ""dumbing down"" of Britain In this enjoyable diatribe, Duncan Barkes picks over the remnants of a once great nation, and hones in on the issues that he feels have changed Britain for the worse. In this dumbed-down nation, our liberty is constantly threatened by increasing state control. Barkes pulls no punches in putting modern Britain to rights, covering topics that will resonate with readers up and down the UK, including: voter apathy and.

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