Over on Comment is Free I’ve written this article: Today’s polls confirm that the leaders’ debate on Thursday has become a game changer. Ever since 1983, much of the focus on the progressive end of politics has been on tactical voting to prevent the “left” vote from splitting. But as we move towards a genuinely… Continue reading Vote Lib Dem to reset politics
Over on the Social Liberal Forum website I’ve written two articles today. The first is on social care and the mess the Tories have got into attacking Labour’s “plan” for what they call a “death tax“. The second is about why I’m sceptical about the so-called Robin Hood Tax.
Wondering what I think of Labour’s plans for a referendum on electoral reform? Well wonder no longer! The alternative vote is a small but significant step forward in the ongoing campaign for a fair electoral system fit for the 21st century. On a good day. Maybe. … If Brown’s system of choice bores campaigners, what… Continue reading Comment is Free: Gordon Brown and the Alternative Vote