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Worth Reading 10: dency to deprave or corrupt

100% organic and cruelty free links, these: Campaign for the Abolition of Parliament – Richard Kemp questions just what the point of some of the activity within Parliament is Pish to Progressivism! – “Nowadays politicians are more keen to dub themselves “progressives” than they’d be to assure the world they’re not murderers.” What I learned […]

Clegg goes twirling towards freedom

I haven’t got the time to read all of Clegg’s Demos pamphlet until sometime next week, but the summary and the bits I have managed to read aren’t exactly filling me with great confidence. It would appear that somehow both Liberal Democrats and Labour are ‘progressive’, despite disagreeing on almost everything. Apparently the ‘lifeblood of […]

Always twirling, twirling towards freedom

James notes that we might just have exhausted the possible uses of ‘progressive’: What’s worrying is the way political discourse has become dominated by these non-words. Pace Obama, “change” including “real change”, “the change we need” and “now for change” has become ubiquitous. Particularly in the UK a lot of people appear to have mistaken […]