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Mike McCartney

Mike has taught at three large and successful schools, including time as a Head of Department. Mike is also an experienced examiner, has been published widely, and has chaired and led CPD courses for teachers. Currently he is at Bradford Grammar School.


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Top 10 resources on inflation on YouTube
Posted to Economics- on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 ,
AS Politics: direct democracy
Posted to Politics- on Monday, October 24, 2011 ,
Presidential primaries: study note update
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, October 20, 2011 ,
AS parties: divide over energy prices
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 ,
US campaign finance
Posted to Politics- on Saturday, October 15, 2011 ,
The state of education: more classic politics on YouTube
Posted to Politics- on Monday, October 10, 2011 ,
Obama and the economy

Economics on YouTube
Posted to Economics- on Sunday, October 09, 2011 ,
Should Dr Fox resign?

Bush shoe incident
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, October 06, 2011 ,
Party policy divisions: human rights
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, October 04, 2011 ,
Political reincarnations continued
Posted to Politics- on Monday, October 03, 2011 ,
Politics on YouTube: political history repeating itself?
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 ,
AS intro to Politics: political parties activity
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 ,
Select committees: Parliament is not dead
Posted to Politics- on Sunday, September 25, 2011 ,
Obama’s political history told through YouTube
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, September 22, 2011 ,
Top US Politics YouTube clips
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 ,
More excellent Politics moments on YouTube
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 ,
My top 9 UK politics You Tube clips
Posted to Politics- on Monday, September 19, 2011 ,
UK political parties: the Tory Party’s European problem

Introducing Politics: Gay Marriage and UK Democracy
Posted to Politics- on Sunday, September 18, 2011 ,
Introduction to AS: constitutional change
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, September 15, 2011 ,
Do we want more EU?
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 ,
West Lothian Question Redux
Posted to Politics- on Monday, September 12, 2011 ,
Osama doc on Ch4 well worth watching
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, September 08, 2011 ,
9/11 ten years on
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, September 07, 2011 ,
US political parties: introductory exercise
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, September 06, 2011 ,
Easy intro to British Politics
Posted to Politics- on Monday, September 05, 2011 ,
Documentary heads up
Posted to Politics- on Sunday, September 04, 2011 ,
White House 2012

In defence of the Lords, again
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, September 01, 2011 ,
Labour versus the government on police numbers
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 ,
Useful reading list link
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 ,
Intro to AS politics: party political divisions

When is a minister not a minister? When, one hopes, he’s being an MP!
Posted to Politics- on Friday, August 26, 2011 ,
American elections: running mates
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, August 25, 2011 ,
American Politics: the Republican nomination
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 ,
Getting going on A2 American
Posted to Politics- on Monday, August 22, 2011 ,
Constitution Unit website - a great resource
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, July 07, 2011 ,
President Twitter

Affirmative Action in the USA
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, July 05, 2011 ,
A deepening democratic deficit?
Posted to Politics- on Monday, July 04, 2011 ,
Being clear on the state of Scotland

Coalition collapse?
Posted to Politics- on Friday, July 01, 2011 ,
Supreme Court roundup
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, June 30, 2011 ,
A solution to Obama’s gay problem?

Obama’s gay confusion
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 ,
Lords: time for a change?
Posted to Politics- on Monday, June 27, 2011 ,
Follow me on Twitter
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, June 23, 2011 ,
President Cameron
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 ,
Interested in criminology?
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 ,
Politics reading list update

Primaries are heating up
Posted to Politics- on Monday, June 20, 2011 ,
Why a legislator needs to be seen betting on an armadillo race
Posted to Politics- on Friday, June 17, 2011 ,
US federalism
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, June 16, 2011 ,
SlutWalk
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 ,
The Euro courts
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 ,
Evaluating the presidential candidate selection system
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, June 07, 2011 ,
American Politics exam hall strategies
Posted to Politics- on Monday, June 06, 2011 ,
The clash between Parliament and Judges
Posted to Politics- on Saturday, June 04, 2011 ,
AS essay tips
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 ,
Electric cars: government failure?
Posted to Economics- on Monday, May 16, 2011 ,
Impact of the Human Rights Act
Posted to Politics- on Saturday, May 14, 2011 ,
Unit 2 PM/Cab examples
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 ,
Have post 1997 constitutional reforms been a success?
Posted to Politics- on Saturday, May 07, 2011 ,
Osama, Obama, and the power to persuade
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, May 05, 2011 ,
AV (apathy vote)
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, May 04, 2011 ,
Labour and Conservative battle lines update
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 ,
Pressure groups in action: carry on, doctor
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, March 17, 2011 ,
Pressure groups: interesting times ahead
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 ,
European judges
Posted to Politics- on Friday, February 18, 2011 ,
Supreme Court documentary

Nick’s journey
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 ,
One for the Gipper
Posted to Politics- on Monday, February 14, 2011 ,
A new dawn for civil liberties?

Party politics: the consensus on law and order
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, February 01, 2011 ,
The economy and demography of the USA
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 ,
Where now for Balls?

Documentary heads up
Posted to Politics- on Monday, January 24, 2011 ,
Parliament is not dead
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 ,
Gun crime USA
Posted to Politics- on Friday, January 14, 2011 ,
Heard the one about the £250,000 fish?
Posted to Economics- on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 ,
Forget the broken electoral system, what about broken promises?
Posted to Politics- on Monday, January 10, 2011 ,
Excellent EU 2011 overview
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, January 06, 2011 ,
A real alternative?
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, January 05, 2011 ,
CBA and bad weather
Posted to Economics- on Wednesday, December 22, 2010 ,
Obama and gay rights
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 ,
US Congress: allocating seats in the House

Pressure groups and democracy

No, Prime Minister: a new road map for government
Posted to Politics- on Friday, December 17, 2010 ,
AS Politics update: internal Tory divisions
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 ,
AS (and UK Issues) Politics update: Labour opposition to Tory education policy

AS Politics update: Parliament
Posted to Politics- on Monday, December 13, 2010 ,
Rebels, rebels. The party’s a mess. AS Politics update: effectiveness of Parliament
Posted to Politics- on Friday, December 10, 2010 ,
AS Politics: constitutional reform update
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, December 08, 2010 ,
Pressure groups update: students and young people
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, December 07, 2010 ,
AS politics: election systems update
Posted to Politics- on Sunday, December 05, 2010 ,
The student protests and civil liberties
Posted to Politics- on Friday, November 26, 2010 ,
Essential update: differences between Labour and the Conservatives
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, November 25, 2010 ,
It’s not all about race
Posted to Politics- on Monday, November 22, 2010 ,
New Orleans and race relations
Posted to Politics- on Sunday, November 21, 2010 ,
More peers than MPs? Surely some mistake
Posted to Politics- on Friday, November 19, 2010 ,
Bill Jones blogs
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, November 18, 2010 ,
To AV or not AV (that is one of the questions)?

Documentaries heads up
Posted to Politics- on Monday, November 15, 2010 ,
Whither Parliament?
Posted to Politics- on Sunday, November 14, 2010 ,
Lords material
Posted to Politics- on Saturday, November 13, 2010 ,
I predict a riot
Posted to Politics- on Friday, November 12, 2010 ,
WWOD?
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, November 11, 2010 ,
MPs are revolting (even more)
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, November 09, 2010 ,
How did they vote?
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, November 04, 2010 ,
Should murderers have the right to vote?

What does Cabinet do?
Posted to Politics- on Monday, November 01, 2010 ,
A fresh look at the importance of PMQs
Posted to Politics- on Sunday, October 31, 2010 ,
Great background reading for typical US politics exam questions
Posted to Politics- on Saturday, October 30, 2010 ,
Initiatives and propositions November 2010
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 ,
The political compass
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 ,
Half Term reading
Posted to Politics- on Monday, October 25, 2010 ,
Useful UK judges article
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, October 21, 2010 ,
Where the (our) money goes
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 ,
Weekend selection
Posted to Politics- on Monday, October 18, 2010 ,
Power in the central executive territory
Posted to Politics- on Saturday, October 16, 2010 ,
Why football and politics shouldn’t mix
Posted to Politics- on Friday, October 15, 2010 ,
Prime Ministers are not like you and me
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, October 14, 2010 ,
Accessible article on US midterms, with questions
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, October 07, 2010 ,
US Supreme Court 2010 style
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, October 06, 2010 ,
What’s up with Obama?
Posted to Politics- on Sunday, October 03, 2010 ,
Friday afternoon lesson (in?)activity: more power to the mob?
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, September 30, 2010 ,
Is Labour democratic?
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 ,
The Labour years: out of the wilderness
Posted to Politics- on Saturday, September 25, 2010 ,
Crime and punishment in the USA
Posted to Politics- on Monday, September 20, 2010 ,
UK welfare policy: new directions?
Posted to Politics- on Sunday, September 19, 2010 ,
Tea Party round-up

American inequality
Posted to Politics- on Saturday, September 18, 2010 ,
A more ideologically cohesive GOP?
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, September 16, 2010 ,
Lesson activity: weekly media sessions, with future AV poll as an example

Top venues for learning about US politics
Posted to Politics- on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 ,
Crikey! More Boris
Posted to Politics- on Friday, September 10, 2010 ,
Connecting between class and the media
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, September 09, 2010 ,
Commander in Chief 2012 doesn’t like teachers
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 ,
US politics: courts and civil rights
Posted to Politics- on Friday, August 06, 2010 ,
Great resource on Con-Lib coalition so far
Posted to Politics- on Monday, August 02, 2010 ,
Getting into judges
Posted to Politics- on Friday, July 30, 2010 ,
Not all it’s cracked up to be?

Federalism in action
Posted to Politics- on Monday, July 26, 2010 ,
Midterms 2010
Posted to Politics- on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 ,
Palin - the first ever?
Posted to Politics- on Monday, July 12, 2010 ,
Sarah Palin for 2012?

Video resources
Posted to Politics- on Monday, July 05, 2010 ,
US books
Posted to Politics- on Thursday, July 01, 2010 ,

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