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A Week In Review: Your Weekend Readings – 23rd Nov 2013


‘Excessive’ surveillance knocks UK down table for ‘free and open web’
‘Lack of a war’ blamed for Army recruitment failure: Outrage over comments made by chief of company responsible for employing new soldiers
Police are cracking down on students – but what threat to law and order is an over-articulate history graduate? | Aditya Chakrabortty | Comment is free | The Guardian
Police ‘fiddle figures by accusing victims of making up crimes’
You can’t trust crime figures, says police chief: Derbyshire’s top officer breaks ranks to say staff at every level ‘inadvertently’ manipulate figures
Police crime figures are meaningless. Ban them
Three police officers suspended after footage emerges of one of them apparently PUNCHING shoplifter as they detain him in department store
Privately-educated graduates a THIRD more likely to get top jobs: Social mobility tsar in call to ‘break open closed shop’
‘Tell the world Guantánamo truth’
Private firms tout mass surveillance to regimes
Web founder issues spying warning
So much for the interrogation: Spy chiefs knew what questions were going to be asked BEFORE parliamentary committee
Councillor in race row says black people and white people can’t work together
Do Social Media Help Firms Discriminate?
Immunity for US troops in Afghanistan reveals colonial nature of Security Pact
‘Illegal’ Spanish protests to face huge €600,000 euro fines
Cigarette-smoking toddler who shocked the world with his 40-a-day habit has given up… now he’s addicted to food
Interns: all work, no pay



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