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Support for the Far Right

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On October 13, 2009

I’m off to Canada tomorrow to present a paper on the relationship between asylum seekers and support for far-right parties in English local elections (authored with a Ph.D. student of mine) at a

Clutching at Straws

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On September 30, 2009
Gordo lays out his vision for the next Labour government. Most of it is the typical Labour shopping list (and the Tory critique that it hasn’t been costed out does ring true). I am intrigued by the long awaited constitutional / electoral system reform. Two suggestions stand out. First, he wants to adopt the recall […]

Privatize This!

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On August 2, 2009
Reason number one to vote against the Tories in 2010. There isn’t much left to privatize in Britain today, and in a lot of ways to this American, the UK is far more privatized than the US.  Some top of the head examples: the transport of prisoners from jail to trial and back is done […]
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