Monthly Archives: May 2012

The groupthink argument for appointing more women to boards

Followers of the ‘gender diversity in the boardroom’ debate will notice arguments waxing and waning over the years, depending on how intrinsically convincing they are, and how difficult they are to counter. At one time proponents of ‘improved’ gender balance … Continue reading

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A former top female judge talks sense about quotas for judicial appointments

My thanks to Fred for pointing me towards an excellent article in yesterday’s Daily Mail. The paper continues to be almost unique among British mass-market newspapers in its challenging of feminist thinking and manipulations. The Daily Telegraph routinely cites feminist-inspired ‘studies’ … Continue reading

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An open letter to Rt Hon Theresa May MP and Vince Cable MP

Fresh from celebrations over the government’s decision to remove the threat of quotas for women in the boardroom – a matter reported in this blog yesterday – I read the following in today’s Telegraph: The Department for Business and the Home Office … Continue reading

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A small but important victory for meritocracy

[Note added 30 June 2012: I regret I was mistaken in thinking there had been a victory for meritocracy. Theresa May, Home Secretary and MInister for Equality, had written to the EU to state the government’s opposition to EU-imposed quotas for … Continue reading

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Gender balance in the boardroom – a sample chapter from ‘The Glass Ceiling Delusion’

Since I launched The Campaign for Merit in Business a month ago – it has a dedicated blog, http://c4mb.wordpress.com – I’m being increasingly asked by senior business people and journalists to present my core arguments against quotas and other positive discrimination measures to ‘improve’ the … Continue reading

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‘Radio Times’ article about a woman killing a man

The first thing I do when I get the new issue of the Radio Times is to check it for feminist content. In the latest issue we have Alison Graham whining on about something or other – no change there, then … Continue reading

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The international edition of Swayne O’Pie’s book has just been published

Regular readers of this blog will be aware that I’m a big fan of Swayne O’Pie’s book Why Britain Hates Men: Exposing Feminism. Until now the book’s been available to order in the UK only, but I’m pleased to announce … Continue reading

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