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What Vote Leave said about UK membership of the single market

by Stephen Tall on January 18, 2017

So this morning I tweeted: Fellow Remainers, please stop pretending Vote Leave said UK would stay in the single market. It didn't. Let's not join the fake news rush. pic.twitter.com/TrFHclaZ5c — Stephen Tall (@stephentall) January 18, 2017 I got a (…)

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Why 2016 was a good year

by Stephen Tall on December 21, 2016

Well, actually, it wasn’t, so ‘scuse the click-bait headline. But the worse politics has looked (at least to those of a usually sunny, liberal disposition who don’t enjoy pointing an accusatory finger at foreigners for all the wrongs of the (…)

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3 quick thoughts on the Richmond Park by-election

by Stephen Tall on December 2, 2016

Embed from Getty Images The last two times I’ve gone to bed reasonably confident my side would win an election, I’ve had a rotten, sleepless night. Last night I went to bed reckoning my side would fall just short and (…)

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My must-reads this week November 18, 2016

by Stephen Tall on November 18, 2016

You can read all the articles that have caught my attention this week here: https://delicious.com/stephentall Below are a selection… Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone–Meet the Dark Night of the Sky! Caroline Fiennes: (…)

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My must-reads this week November 11, 2016

by Stephen Tall on November 11, 2016

You can read all the articles that have caught my attention this week here: https://delicious.com/stephentall Below are a selection… Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone–Meet the Dark Night of the Sky! Brexit: the (…)

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The US election: 4 things that strike me which aren’t simply “The Donald is awful”

by Stephen Tall on November 7, 2016

Embed from Getty Images We are just a day away from whole democratic world going to hell in a handcart. Potentially. I mean, of course, the chance (a roughly 1-in-3 chance) of Donald Trump being elected US president. I can’t (…)

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My must-reads this week November 4, 2016

by Stephen Tall on November 4, 2016

You can read all the articles that have caught my attention this week here: https://delicious.com/stephentall Below are a selection… Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone–Meet the Dark Night of the Sky! YouGov | (…)

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My must-reads this week October 28, 2016

by Stephen Tall on October 28, 2016

You can read all the articles that have caught my attention this week here: https://delicious.com/stephentall Below are a selection… How One Man’s Bad Math Helped Ruin Decades Of English Soccer | FiveThirtyEight I feel sure there must be more to (…)

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Universal basic income: nice idea, but that’s as far as it goes

by Stephen Tall on October 27, 2016

Six months’ ago I wrote a blog-post, 3 policies I support in principle, but not in practice, one of which was the universal basic income. I was prompted by an email I received from Someone I Respect taking me to (…)

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Why I’m pleased Labour is standing in the Richmond Park by-election

by Stephen Tall on October 26, 2016

‘The Liberal Democrats have vowed to make the Richmond Park by-election about Brexit, not Heathrow,’ says the BBC. This is, as I suggested yesterday, strategically sensible: Strategically for the LibDems, Richmond by-election needs to be seen to be about Brexit (…)

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