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Liberal Hero of the Week #65: Sir Samuel Brittan

by Stephen Tall on April 4, 2014

Liberal Hero of the Week (and occasional Villains) is chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum.  Sir Samuel Brittan Political and economics commentator, Financial Times Reason: for a lifetime’s contribution to serious liberal thinking. After almost half a century’s continuous service at the Financial Times, Sir Samuel Brittan […]

Your essential weekend reader — 12 must-read articles you may have missed

by Stephen Tall on December 22, 2012

It’s Saturday evening, so here are twelve thought-provoking articles to stimulate your thinking juices culled from the 50+ I’ve linked to this last week. You can follow me on Delicious here. Kings, queens and the political chess match – Sue Cameron ponders what the invitation to HM The Queen to attend cabinet this week could […]

The politics of sluggish growth: good for the Tories, bad for Labour, and as for the Lib Dems we’ll see

by Stephen Tall on October 9, 2012

Today saw the publication by the IMF of its latest growth forecasts. UK growth prospects are downgraded once again. Growth in 2012 is now forecast to be -0.4% (the most recent quarter’s strong showing is anomalous) and an anaemic 1.1% in 2013. As The Spectator’s Jonathan Jones observes, the only thing new here is that […]

Two must-read articles for Lib Dems (and three you can happily ignore)

by Stephen Tall on September 17, 2012

In pre-Coalition days, party conference time was pretty much the only time of year the Lib Dems were ever talked about in the media. These annual op-eds usually revealed a complete lack of understanding of the party, its membership, their (…)

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