Do tell them, pike

November 22, 2012

If one is looking for an apt new slogan for the academy ("The new motto for the marketplace: all for one and none for all", 15 November), R.H. Tawney's famous quote from Equality (1931), "Freedom for the pike is death for the minnows", is undoubtedly in the running as one of the strongest contenders.

L. Roger Numas, Principal lecturer, University of Brighton.

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