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Chris Marker Dies: Cats, Cinema and Politics.

Monday, 30th July 2012

Radio France Internationale has just said, Chris Marker had two loves in his life, ‘Cats and Cinema‘. Picture from Libération’s…

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Culture and cooperation as the Great Divide?

Thursday, 26th July 2012

Over the last millennium, the clan and the city have been the locus of cooperation in China and Europe respectively.…

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Scorning the propaganda of fear - Europe's other dilemma

Thursday, 26th July 2012

An interesting discussion piece on the constant and growing pressure from environmentalists and their political allies about the carbon emissions issue.It…

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on the doorsteps

Monday, 23rd July 2012

The sun came out finally, and I spent Saturday morning canvassing in Norfolk for a by-election.  It was extremely positive,…

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No apology from debt default Minister for Stubbs Gazette debacle – but Government unfazed

Thursday, 12th July 2012

“15 months ago, when my Government came into office, we made it one of our top priorities to restore Ireland’s…

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balls

Tuesday, 10th July 2012

Thinking about the Libor scandal and the possible role of Ed Balls in this fiasco today, I reminisced a little…

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Belief in the Union: solidarity with the Greeks

Friday, 15th June 2012

The unrelenting crisis in the eurozone is blamed on the abstruse architecture of the euro, which doomed the currency from…

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Crossing the Border

Wednesday, 13th June 2012

The atmosphere on the minibus is tense. Quiet and unsmiling the guard slowly moves from person to person, scrutinising with…

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Next Left is closing down...

Monday, 14th May 2012

With the launch of our new Fabian website Next Left will be closing down soon...But don't fear! This new site includes…

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Review of The Alternative View by Lembit Opik

Sunday, 11th March 2012

I haven't read it and I'm not going to.…

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Same-Sex Marriage is not a subversion of the institution of marriage

Sunday, 4th March 2012

Today, Cardinal Keith O’Brien wrote in Sunday Telegraph that same-sex marriage is wrong. As a Catholic, I beg to differ.…

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Will Austerity be ended in Davos?

Monday, 23rd January 2012

The World Economic Forum 2012 is held again in Davos this week. It is the ‘Glastonbury of Globalisation‘ as Larry Elliott…

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Will Austerity be ended in Davos?

Monday, 23rd January 2012

The World Economic Forum 2012 is held again in Davos this week. It is the ‘Glastonbury of Globalisation‘ as Larry Elliott…

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EU: BECOMMING A GERMAN PROTECTORATE?

Friday, 6th January 2012

By Noah Tucker, from 21st Century Socialism One of the most insightful analyses- and certainly the most hilarious- of the…

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The Economy Stupid

Thursday, 5th January 2012

Elections are won on economics: its the economy stupid. Our numbers are bad but they will become worse. If the…

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2011 review and goodbye

Thursday, 29th December 2011

Direct Democracy UK has covered all the major events of 2011, from the perspective of small government, localism and, of…

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The Speed of Progress

Friday, 9th December 2011

So I've had a day to read, listen and mull over the events going on in Brussels.Now, I should declare…

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Wee country with a big voice or part of a big country with a wee voice?

Thursday, 17th November 2011

 President Obama is in Australia this week and the talk is of the shift in the axis of world...…

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Four year's ago Ming Campbell was the Leader of the ...

Sunday, 30th October 2011

Four year's ago Ming Campbell was the Leader of the Lib Dems - I know it seems such a short…

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Persuasion should be based on the truth, not on propaganda

Sunday, 9th October 2011

The Home Secretary was not making it up- he did have a cat. She also may ‘know the stories about…