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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

All things Bright-on beautiful? #Lab17

‘A normal, social occasion’ – G Greene

27 September 2017 · Leave a comment

The Bourne(mouth) Legacy #LDconf

The oddest of conferences

20 September 2017 · Leave a comment

No is not enough, by Naomi Klein – book review

Not enough. But a start.

31 July 2017 · Leave a comment