Today’s Link-Love: May 28, 2013

by Stephen Tall on May 28, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… The ‘nudge’ that could generate £4bn annual bequest to charities – UK Politics – UK – The Independent Old fundraising maxim: ppl only give when asked » The ‘nudge’ that could generate (…)

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Today’s Link-Love: May 25, 2013

by Stephen Tall on May 25, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Government behaving badly over 'quietly aborted' lobbying reform » Spectator Blogs A pro-reform lobbyist writes » Government behaving badly over ‘quietly aborted’ lobbying reform http://bit.ly/125XLjh Eight Golden Rules for Tragedy Tweeting » (…)

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Today’s Link-Love: May 24, 2013

by Stephen Tall on May 24, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Report on internet pornography highlights need for education, not restriction Thoughful post by @caronmlindsay > Report on internet pornography highlights need for education, not restriction http://bit.ly/13Pn3Qc CentreForum Blog | The liberal think (…)

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Liberal Hero of the Week #37: Ingrid Loyau-Kennett. Our Liberal Villains are John Reid & Alex Carlile

by Stephen Tall on May 24, 2013

Liberal Hero of the Week (and occasional Villains) is chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum. The series showcases those who promote any of the four liberal tenets identified in The Orange Book — economic, personal, political and social liberalism — regardless of party affiliation and from beyond Westminster. If […]

Today’s Link-Love: May 23, 2013

by Stephen Tall on May 23, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… In 2015 Nick Clegg may be in the right place at the right time again | Martin Kettle | Comment is free | The Guardian Martin Kettle has a good take on (…)

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“Is the coalition government doing enough to encourage social mobility?”

by Stephen Tall on May 23, 2013

That was the question I was asked to answer for a new magazine, The New Idealist (available online here). Here’s what I said… Social mobility: it’s a phrase much-beloved by politicians from all three parties. Who, after all, can possibly disagree with the fine sentiments of Nick Clegg in his social mobility strategy paper, Opening […]

Today’s Link-Love: May 22, 2013

by Stephen Tall on May 22, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Nick Clegg the only leader to engage with the public | Nick Ferrari | Columnists | Comment | Daily Express “Nick Clegg the only leader to engage with the public,” says @NickFerrariLBC (…)

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Today’s Link-Love: May 21, 2013

by Stephen Tall on May 21, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Cameron shouldn’t blame our rowdy press for his own failings – Telegraph Blogs I think this is the first time I’ve said this: excellent and fair-minded article by Ben Brogan (on Cameron’s (…)

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Opinion polls yadda yadda. OR “Does Nate Silver mean nothing to you? Did he write in vain?”

by Stephen Tall on May 21, 2013

Two new polls last night: the daily YouGov tracker and the first post-local elections poll from Survation. The spread is interesting: Labour: 35% (Survation 39% (YouGov) Conservatives: 24% (S), 31% (YG) Lib Dems: 11% (S), 10% (YG) Ukip: 22% (S), 14% (YG) As Anthony Wells points out, Survation asks whether people will vote Ukip (most […]

Today’s Link-Love: May 20, 2013

by Stephen Tall on May 20, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Lord Ashcroft: Enough! Time to behave like the governing Party we all want to be .@LordAshcroft with a forlorn plea to his party: “Enough! Time to behave like the governing Party we (…)

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