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Why the 2014 coup against Clegg was botched

And as I complain about a lack of inspiration, the latest edition of Liberator comes out and gives me some. Specifically, Seth Thevoz’s article on the 2014 attempted coup to remove Nick Clegg as leader of the Liberal Democrats. I’m usually in agreement…

‘We must destroy democracy in order to save it’

It’s still only February, but we may have a winner in the Silliest Idea Proposed In A 2015 Political Column contest. Step forward Australian Herald-Sun columnist Tom Elliott with this: There is a solution. Let’s agree on a set of truly important problems…

Worth Reading 93: Unnatural occurrences only from now on

A very short post about Iraq – The Yorkshire Ranter with a succinct response to the ‘I was wrong, but’ brigade. The less well-paid you are when you enter the labour market, the more your degree will now cost – From the LSE’s…

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