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Lib Dem Manifesto Analysis

So I just received an email pointing me to some PDFs containing visions of how the world could be, discussions of positive social justice, and some material on obscure voting systems. But enough of the Hugo Packet (I’m sorry, I’m … Continue reading

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Useful Tool for Lib Dems

I’m going to do a proper post tomorrow, but thought I’d signal-boost something Penny Goodman told me about just now. One of the things I’m most worried about this election is that while the Lib Dems have our highest number … Continue reading

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On Progressive Alliances

I know, I know, I said I wasn’t going to write about the general election. Unfortunately, when you spend all day every day campaigning, as I have for the last few weeks, you end up with no thoughts in your … Continue reading

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Why You Should Vote on Thursday

This is, sort of, a post about the General Election, but it’s not going to be a partisan one, so I don’t think I’m breaking the spirit of my resolution not to write about it. It’s also more about local … Continue reading

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All I’m Going to Say on this Election Here

That title may surprise some of you, but I’m serious. I plan on having one post, and one post only, on here about the election, at least up until election day itself. I have already had an intense two-month by-election … Continue reading

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Why Gorton is Winnable

I wrote a few weeks ago, after Jackie Pearcey was selected for the Lib Dems in Manchester Gorton, that I think she stands a decent chance of winning the seat. Certainly the bookmakers seem to agree now — the odds … Continue reading

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The Gorton By-Election: Winning Here?

As some of my readers are aware, I live in the Manchester Gorton constituency. After the sad death of its MP, Sir Gerald Kaufman, last week, there will be a by-election. And I think it’s possible – not a certainty, … Continue reading

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