If you’re interested in evidence-based policy, read this paper by Ben Goldacre now

by Stephen Tall on March 14, 2013

Last October, I wrote a brief post, So you like evidence-based policy? Here’s a couple of crucial things to remember…: To me, evidence-based policy is at heart a very liberal process. First, it demands that you measure your intended outcomes (…)

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Today’s Link-Love: March 14, 2013

by Stephen Tall on March 14, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… BBC News – Budget 2013: Chancellor's rebalancing act Fascinating micro/macro look by Stephe Flanders at issues facing Osborne in Budget 2013: Chancellor’s rebalancing act http://bbc.in/Yr02zN Official Google Reader Blog: Powering Down Google (…)

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98 words that sum up why Google Reader beats Twitter

by Stephen Tall on March 14, 2013

Google Reader is to close on 1st July, it was announced today. Here‘s Mashable’s Chris Taylor encapsulating why this is such bad news: Google Reader is a tremendously useful product; there’s almost nothing like it. When Twitter is full of (…)

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New LDV members’ survey now live: your views on immigration, the Lord Rennard allegations, Eastleigh, ‘secret courts’ and the Coalition

by Stephen Tall on March 14, 2013

The new LDV members’ survey is now live. So if you are one of the c.1,400 registered members of the Liberal Democrat Voice forum — and any paid-up party member is welcome to join — then you now have the opportunity to make your views known. Questions we’re asking this month include: what you think […]