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Jason Smith, Associate Fellow

Jason Smith is an Associate Fellow of the Institute of Ideas and was previously Partnerships Manager for the Debating Matters Competition.

He writes and comments, on a freelance basis, about food, farming and attitudes toward the countryside and developments in agriculture. He has been a member of the Battle of Ideas organising committee since 2010 and produces many of the food-related sessions each year. He now spends his time helping companies with their communications and marketing.

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Friday 23 January 2015

Why a ‘gay school’ might not be such a bad idea

Jason Smith argues that freeing kids - straight and gay - from the need for excruciating sexuality lessons might be a good thing. READ MORE

Friday 13 June 2014

We shouldn’t put our faith in judges

A recent event on the problem of surveillance suggested that the best solution was oversight by the courts. That's a mistake. READ MORE

what's happening next

What are the rights and wrongs of school dress codes?

Tuesday 25 January, 7pm, CIEE London Global Institute, 46-47 Russell Square, London WC1B 4JP