Delight of second-hand bookshopping is finding curiosities that shed unexpected light on present. Two old examples of British electoral studies read recently have some lessons for present.
Niall Ferguson according to the Guardian is to work ‘is to work with the Conservatives to overhaul history in schools.’ It is not exactly clear what is proposed here however, but that hasn’t stopped a Facebook page opposing him and a vehement ongoing debate about his views on imperialism. The only work of Ferguson’s I have […]
The current British political landscape of looming fiscal austerity and Alternative Voting actually now favours the Conservatives and to a lesser extent their new Liberal Democrat coalition partners both against Labour but also against minor party challenges from the Green left and the populist right.