Posts Tagged “john sharkey”

Alan Turing: is a pardon the best way to excuse our crime against him?

by Stephen Tall on July 24, 2013

The campaign to pardon Alan Turing, the father of computer science who was convicted for acts of homosexuality in 1952, troubles me. I take as a given the good intentions of those Lib Dems such as Lord (John) Sharkey and Manchester MP John Leech who have led the calls in parliament. But I am struck […]

3 reasons to be relaxed about Nick’s “secret debate dossier”

by Stephen Tall on April 21, 2010

The Sun today splashes on the A-M-A-Z-I-N-G news that Nick Clegg’s campaign strategists have been advising him on how to perform to the best of his abilities in the televised leaders’ debates:
The dossier – bizarrely titled I’m Not Here Right Now – was left in the back of a cab on Thursday at about 10.30pm, […]