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Can a political party be a movement?

On Saturday we held a debate about the development of a new supporter’s scheme for people who support our ideals but for a variety of reasons feel unable to join a political Party. We agreed to have a supporter’s scheme. … Continue reading

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Sorry Vince but I’m no moderate

Vince Cable was right to challenge us with a consultation about how we work and organise and we should consider all his views seriously. Over the past 24 hours I have looked with interest both at what Vince has had … Continue reading

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Reflections on the meaning of liberalism after the death of Charles Kennedy

The Bird of Liberty will be a Pheonix There is no doubt in my mind that the liberalism that was at the heart of Charles Kennedy’s beliefs and life are the same things that move and motivate me. Charles was … Continue reading

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We need a radical, robust and impassioned liberalism

I wrote during the election about what a joyless event it had been. Almost a phoney war to some extent in which all Parties hid behind slogans and sound bites but failed to express their true beliefs – even supposing … Continue reading

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Where Next for the Liberal Democrats?

Many people have already rushed to judgement on the debacle for the Lib Dems of May 7th. In fact some did not wait for the election but started denouncing and predicting what would happen in May 2010! I have never … Continue reading

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