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Is “Obamacare” working? Claire’s been looking at the impact of President Obama’s big health reforms in a documentary for the BBC’s Assignment programme. You can listen to her report from Kentucky, here.


Latest post from Claire’s “Letter From the UK” blog:

  • The Curriculum’s mightier than the Sword 9 June, 2014When it comes to preventing extremist or radical influences in schools, the government doesn’t have a lesson plan. Despite Michael Gove’s centralising tendencies, neither he nor the cabinet colleagues he’s been fighting with have ever laid out what exactly schools are supposed to do to stop the – real or imagined – Islamic extremist threat. Nor have they ever identified where this threat is supposed to come from, or how serious it really is. No wonder those beleaguered Birmingham schools have ended up in such a mess. (There’s a separate and serious issue of governance in the Birmingham schools. But I’m focusing here on ...

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Claire Bolderson - Journalist, Commentator, Analyst - former presenter of Newshousr, BBC World Service
Claire Bolderson is a news journalist and documentary maker with more than 25 years experience travelling the world for the BBC. She was presenter of Newshour on the BBC World Service and of Radio 4′s The World Tonight.

Claire was Indonesia Correspondent for the BBC and Financial Times and then BBC Washington Correspondent, developing a specialty in covering US politics and society.

Based in London, Claire is now writing and blogging, mostly about the UK.  As Governor of a local Primary School she has a particular interest in Education. She is also using her extensive experience as a public speaker and host of live events  [...]

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