LDVideo | Election archive special… the 1980s

by Stephen Tall on August 21, 2011

Yesterday was the 1960-70s, today we fast-forward to the 1980s… 1982 Liberal Party political broadcast (Available on YouTube here.) 1983 election: Party leaders on the campaign trail (incuding Roy Jenkins at 1:05) (Available on YouTube here.) 1983 election night coverage (following a big swing to the Liberals in Torbay, and featuring a Cyril Smith interview […]

At his best and his worst: 5 thoughts on Tony Blair’s analysis of the UK riots

by Stephen Tall on August 21, 2011

It’s only been four years since Tony Blair resigned as Prime Minister (somehow it seems longer) — and he’s back today with an opinion piece for The Observer on the underlying causes of the riots, ‘Blaming a moral decline for the riots makes good headlines but bad policy’. Here are 5 thoughts on his article: […]