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On Populism And Core Votes

Before I start, a brief apology for not being around much the last few days. I’ve been wrangling home studio software to get some music done for Plok (very soon! I PROMISE!) and also getting some work done on the … Continue reading

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Is There A Lib Dem Recovery Happening?

It’s Lib Dem conference this week. I can’t be there this time, but as you’d imagine it’s not getting a huge amount of coverage in the media. We’ve been reduced from nearly sixty MPs to eight, and we’re fourth in … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the Lib Dems’ Current EU Plans

(I’ve pushed the Batpost and Beach Boys post back a couple of days, as I had a blood pressure headache yesterday and then news happened today. They’ll be up tomorrow and Friday). I’ve mostly stayed away from the subject of … Continue reading

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Progressive Programmes

So, I’ve had a little criticism for my post the other day about Islington Momentum MoreUnited; some justified, and much of it saying “at least they’re doing something — what’s your alternative?” Which is actually a good question, because at … Continue reading

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LessUnited

So after a lot of talking about “progressive alliances”, we see at least what Paddy Ashdown’s idea of one is, and… it’s pretty dispiriting. Now, before I get into what I dislike, I want to stress that I am a … Continue reading

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A Brief Explanation of What’s Been Happening in UK Politics For Those Who Don’t Understand

This is primarily aimed at my North American friends, many of whom want to know why every single person in the UK has been screaming about political stuff for several weeks. The first thing you need to understand is that … Continue reading

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Please, Vote Remain

You may have noticed that I’ve not posted much here for the last few weeks. Partly, that’s because of day-job stuff. Partly, it’s because I’ve had some freelancing work, which I can’t talk about publicly on here, but which may … Continue reading

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