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Three colours: blue. Conservative conference 2018

Venn grassroots attack

5 October 2018 · Leave a comment

Three colours: red. Labour conference 2018

Passionate, serious and sober

28 September 2018 · Leave a comment

Three colours: yellow. Liberal Democrats conference 2018

Unforgiven yet forgotten

21 September 2018 · Leave a comment

Talking about trust

Onora O’Neill’s model of trust has resonance for the third sector – and everyone else

9 September 2018 · 2 Comments

How to lose a referendum, by Jason Farrell and Paul Goldsmith – book review

A tale stunning in its simultaneous simplicity and complexity

25 July 2018 · Leave a comment

The Last Campaign: Robert F Kennedy and 82 days that inspired America, by Thurston Clarke – book review

Why a campaign that lasted just 82 days still has resonance today

10 June 2018 · Leave a comment

The Ice Swimmer, by Kjell Ola Dahl – book review

The pages drip with menace

21 April 2018 · 1 Comment

Fire and Fury, by Michael Wolff – book review

A frustrating and puzzling book (much like its subject)

28 January 2018 · 2 Comments

Fall Out, by Tim Shipman – book review

Political journalism without a hero

3 December 2017 · 1 Comment

Theatre of Dreams #cpc17

Cameron and Osborne – not Boris Johnson – ruined Theresa May’s week

4 October 2017 · Leave a comment

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