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I’ve just three things to say about Assange and Galloway…

by Stephen Tall on August 21, 2012

1. I’m very glad Craig Murray is no longer a member of the Liberal Democrats The former British ambassador to Uzbekistan has done many admirable things in his professional life, but his nasty attempt to smear an alleged rape victim (…)

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Are YouGov and Murdoch ‘push-polling’ for the Tories?

by Stephen Tall on April 19, 2010

‘Push-polls’, for those unfamiliar with the term, are a political campaigning technique “in which an individual or organization attempts to influence or alter the view of respondents under the guise of conducting a poll” (Wikipedia).*
And it looks like Rupert Murdoch’s Sun newspaper someone [EDIT 20/4/2010 – see Update below) has been paying internet polling firm […]

Craig Murray re-joins the Lib Dems

by Stephen Tall on March 22, 2010

Craig Murray, the former UK ambassador to Uzbekistan who was sacked by the British government for his outspoken commitment to human rights, has re-joined the Lib Dems.
Craig was a party member until 2005, when he chose to stand as an independent against Jack Straw. He stood again as an independent in last year’s Norwich […]