Category Archives: Opinions

This Coalition offers the best hope of restoring our Civil Liberties

James Elsdon-Baker is the Local Groups co-ordinator for the NO2ID Campaign Responding to Clegg’s speech on the “power revolution” that seeks to restore our civil liberties,  Alan Johnson the now former Home Secretary accused Clegg of “rampant hyperbole”. Sadly this demonstrates … Continue reading

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Purple Protests for PR: Take Back Parliament!

On Saturday 15th May, thousands of people took to the streets for the second of London’s ‘Purple Protests‘ for a fairer voting system; plenty more people marched in other UK cities too, all of them organised and joined by people … Continue reading

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The Necessity of Culture

See Tianabrown’s post under Culture, here.

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Sleepless Activism: Painting the Toon Yellow and other stories…

Why we made spectacles of ourselves in Newcastle and other UK cities, and the benefits of what Liberal Vision has described as “spontaneous, mad, sleep-deprived” political activism… Continue reading

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