Asking for money by mail: here’s how Oxford’s done it

by Stephen Tall on September 27, 2011

The moment of truth is here. A couple of weeks ago, I declared: We signed it off today: the first ‘annual fund’ for the University of Oxford in a couple of decades. Well, it was mailed out on Friday, so (…)

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Labour’s odd messaging: how the party was for reversing Coalition cuts before it was against them

by Stephen Tall on September 27, 2011

Mark Pack has already highlighted the pitfalls of political opponents commentating on other parties’ conferences. And he’s right of course. But it didn’t stop him, so I won’t let it stop me… I am genuinely puzzled by Labour’s key messages based on the first two days of their conference. Day 1 kicked off with the […]

Hopi Sen on the Labour party, unicorn net-catching, and student debt

by Stephen Tall on September 27, 2011

They say you should never judge the success of a budget based on its reception within the first 24 hours. Perhaps we can extend the ruling to policy pronouncements too. On Sunday, Ed Miliband vowed that Labour would ‘slash’ student (…)

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