The Obligatory “Predictions for 2012” Post

So….what’s going to happen in 2012? I thought I’d try my hand at crystal-ball gazing.

At least some of  the following predictions may be no more informed than those of the next pub bore, so feel free to agree or disagree in the comments threads.  Also feel free to add your own predictions. In December 2012 I may well dig up this thread and find out whether these forecasts were accurate or not.

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What would the Not So Big Society look like?

I gave this blog its name as a bit of joke – an unsubtle thumb-to-the-nose at a rather vapid piece of Tory branding. But just lately I’ve been pondering what it might mean. What would a Not So Big Society look like? As opposed to Cameron’s Big Society – or for that matter Miliband’s Good Society, which Labour started as a retort but then realised it meant even less than the piece of mouthwash they were responding to.

Permit me to use this post as a bit of musing on the kind of nation we may or may not become over the next few years. Let’s take a gaze at the Not So Big Society…
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