Posts Tagged “SDP”

Review: ‘Bang!: A History of Britain in the 1980s’

by Stephen Tall on March 3, 2016

Bang!: A History of Britain in the 1980s by Graham Stewart The ’80s are suddenly back, at least for the Labour party which has regressed to them. I was two years old when they began, so I recall a fair (…)

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Ukip examined: who they are, what they stand for, and what it all means for British politics

by Stephen Tall on April 28, 2014

I’ve just finished reading Revolt on the Right, Robert Ford and Matthew Goodwin’s fascinating book analysing the rise of Ukip and what makes the party and its voters tick. Mark Pack has already written a very good review for LibDemVoice here. Here’s my take on some of its key insights. Who votes for Ukip? The […]

YouTube ‘cos we want to: an SDP special

by Stephen Tall on August 1, 2009

If the SDP had lived on*, 2009 would have marked its 18th** 28th birthday – which spurious segue is all the excuse we need to dust off three video clips tracing its rise and fall. Let’s begin at the beginning, (…)

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