My pick of the year: favourite 28 blog-posts (Jul-Sept 2013)

by Stephen Tall on December 31, 2013

Here are my faves for the third quarter of the year…

‘Coalition and Beyond’ – read all 20 essays online now, absolutely free (September 27, 2013)

I wish I’d heard this graduation speech at mine (September 26, 2013)

Ed Miliband’s speech: 5 thoughts on what it means for Labour, Tories, Lib Dems and the 2015 election (September 25, 2013)

5 reasons not to assume the FDP wipeout in the German elections will happen here in the UK (September 23, 2013)

Flow-chart: The 5 questions that will decide if there’s another coalition in 2015 (September 22, 2013)

Good on Damian McBride – making the case for coalition government (September 20, 2013)

As seen on BBC Daily Politics today… Lib Dem blogger pledge ‘to run naked down Whitehall’ (September 19, 2013)

Nick Clegg’s speech: my first impressions (September 18, 2013)

Me channelling Call Clegg: the Lib Dem year in 5 minutes for BBC’s Daily Politics (September 18, 2013)

The Lib Dem conference economy debate: Nick Clegg raises the stakes. He’ll have only himself to blame if he loses (September 16, 2013)

CentreForum Liberal Hero of the Week #46: The Economist (September 8, 2013)

RIP David Frost. Here’s the TW3 sketch I’ll remember him for (September 1, 2013)

I am an internationalist, not an isolationist. The headlong rush to inaction is as bad as the headlong rush to war (August 30, 2013)

I’m a liberal and I’m sticking up for Nick Clegg over David Miranda and The Guardian (August 23, 2013)

Daily Mail accuses “grasping politicians of pocketing spinster’s £500,000 legacy”. Let’s have some facts first, please. (August 14, 2013)

David Cameron poaches Lib Dem tax-cuts idea. (But that’s not half as annoying as the Tory ideas my party’s trying to claim.) (August 7, 2013)

What Labour should do next – my entirely unsought advice to Ed Miliband (August 1, 2013)

Vicky Pryce stripped of her honour – but who are the Honours Forfeiture Committee to decide? (July 30, 2013)

Lessons of Coalition: what do the Lib Dems need to learn from the first 3 years? (July 30, 2013)

Alan Turing: is a pardon the best way to excuse our crime against him? (July 24, 2013)

The good news on university applications in 5 graphs (July 24, 2013)

An Open Letter to The New Prince (July 22, 2013)

Trident: the Grand Old Lib Dems have lost this war already (July 17, 2013)

The Tories’ 35% strategy shows they know they cannot win outright in 2015 (July 12, 2013)

I’m sorry to see Richard Grayson resign, but I’m sticking with the party of liberalism thanks (July 11, 2013)

Why we shouldn’t ban MPs from having second jobs (July 9, 2013)

The British public, eh? What do they know? (July 9, 2013)

Andy Murray, Virginia Wade and my experience of a small dose of Everyday Sexism (July 8, 2013)

Boris shows himself to be more liberal than Nick on immigration (July 2, 2013)