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Worth Reading 180: Turn around, treble treble

When Labour lost its soul, and the next election – Simon Wren-Lewis on Labour’s mistakes in abstaining on the welfare reform bill. I gave up Ayn Rand for Bernie Sanders – An interesting perspective from the US on how the concerns that drive…

Worth Reading 99: If you liked it, then you should have stuck a flake in it

There’s either been not enough or too many things being written on the internet recently, but here’s some of the more recent ones I’d recommend taking a look at. The Shame of Selling Yourself – Stuart Millard on the hard tasks faced by…

A shining example of the system we set out to destroy

David Steel should have been the warning. His conversion from young liberal firebrand to eager defender of the status quo in the House of Lords ought to have shown us that it’s very easy to go into power with grand intentions of reforming…

Worth Reading 87: Gettysburg

An open letter to the British judicial system – From a cyclist, pointing out the ridiculously small sentences handed out to motorists who’ve killed or injured cyclists. My reply to Nick Clegg’s civil liberties email today – Jo Shaw writes at Liberal Democrats…

Liberal Democrats against secret courts

Time was when you knew exactly what the parties’ positions on secret courts would be – Labour would look to expand it as far as possible while rebranding them as ‘community courts’, the Tories would insist that private companies could manage secrecy better…

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