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Mrs T’s political life: a tryptych from three of the best articles I’ve read today

by Stephen Tall on April 9, 2013

I’ve read a lot of what’s been written about Margaret Thatcher in the past 24 hours. Here’s Mrs T’s political life, times and legacy summed up in excerpts from three of the best articles (ie, the ones I agree with (…)

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

by Stephen Tall on November 24, 2012

It’s Saturday morning, so here are twelve thought-provoking articles to stimulate your thinking juices… The lottery of life: Where to be born in 2013 – The Economist‘s annual list of the top quality-of-life countries: ‘Being rich helps more than anything else, but it is not all that counts; things like crime, trust in public institutions [...]

Your essential weekend reader — 8 must-read articles you may have missed

by Stephen Tall on October 20, 2012

It’s Saturday morning, so here are eight thought-provoking articles to stimulate your thinking juices… Three big things I’ve got wrong since I’ve starting blogging and commenting – ConservativeHome’s Tim Montgomerie confesses to a trio of big errors on the NHS, higher-rate tax and equalities: “One of the many reasons I don’t want to be an [...]

Huhne goes on the attack: “Labour’s next leaders in denial about deficit”

by Stephen Tall on August 11, 2010

Lib Dem climate change and energy secretary Chris Huhne joined with Conservative party chair Baroness Sayeedi Warsi today to launch a blistering attack on Labour’s financial legacy. You can read Chris’s speech in full, below, in which he issues a stark challenge to Labour to “face up to the challenge of fixing our nation’s finances”, [...]



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