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University practices consider closing lists to students in order to survive

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I do not disagree that the job of the Treasurer is difficult . Question is what is he aiming to do? Driving the GDP up and up in short space of time is very eye pleasing but was that done in the expense of people's lives. I have read and seen too much about my country of origin running an autocratic system to keep annual GDP rise by 8% every year. Yes, it has created wealth , enormous wealth in a group of 'elites' but had sacrificed all common values ,moral standards and social justice. As I said in the past , in the time of global financial downturn , some right wing(even extreme right) ideologies always try to creep back to the mainstream . History rewrites itself over and over again . It is the sole responsibility of the government to check the balance . Look at the result of the European election (not just UK). It is self explanatory that each government has to do more to strike a happy medium . What has this government done? PM and Treasury wasted no time to visit China simultaneously in separate trips to ensure Britain has got 'first hand benefit' from the expansion of new Chinese financial empire (as long as one leaves human rights alone). So what is the real aim? It is always about redistribution of wealth and narrowing the polarity between the rich and the poor (call me socialist by all means). One can argue William Beveridge 's Five Giant Evils were out of date , not applicable . But I would say history keeps repeating itself . Of course, it is still one's personal choice whether to fly the flag of NHS or not but at least that was what I signed up for over 20 years ago. 4th June this year marks the 25th anniversary of the Tienanman Square Massacre in 1989 in China. I will be mourning for death of social justice.

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29 May 2014

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6:22pm

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