My recommended reading for today August 17, 2013

by Stephen Tall on August 17, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Oxbridge admissions: Privilege and prejudice | The Economist Balance? In this debate? It’ll never catch on… “Oxbridge admissions: Privilege and prejudice | The Economist” http://bit.ly/15RddKA Why £100m is not too much for (…)

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Gibraltar: Lib Dem MEP Graham Watson calls on EU Commission President to intervene

by Stephen Tall on August 17, 2013

Self-determination — the right of nations to freely choose their sovereignty and international political status with no external compulsion or interference — is a pretty fundamental principle of international law. It’s the basis on which British sovereignty in the Falkland Islands and Gibraltar is founded. 11 years ago, the people of Gibraltar were asked in […]

LibLink: Paul Marshall – England should run football the German way

by Stephen Tall on August 17, 2013

Today is the first day of competitive action in the Premiership. To mark the occasion, The Times has published an article by Paul Marshall, ‘England should run football the German way’. Paul is well-known in Lib Dem circles as chair of the liberal CentreForum think-tank and co-editor of The Orange Book. He’s also a passionate […]