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Of centrists, radicals and liberals

As the Liberal Democrat leadership election now appears likely to consist of just two stages – closing nominations, and announcing Vince Cable is the winner – attention now turns to what direction the party will head in under its new leader, with some…

Calling all the radicals

There’s an interesting discussion going on in the comments on this post of Jennie’s about whether there’s a need for a ‘radical liberal’ group of some description. This reminded me of this post I wrote last year on the same issue, even if…

Do the Liberal Democrats need a radical centre?

I’ve been thinking for a while that a lot of debate about the Liberal Democrats – especially in the media – seems to assume or apply a dichotomy that members of the party are either socially liberal or economically liberal. A lot of…