Monthly Archives For May 2008

Labour and the Fourth Parties…

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Having read Michael Taft’s piece on Labour and the two and a half party system last month some thoughts struck me which were underscored in conversation with someone close to the Green Party. They had…

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A Simple Proposal

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Sometimes a proposal comes along that is so simple you say to yourself, ‘Why didn’t I think of that?’ That’s what I said when reading ICTU’s ‘Economic Outlook: Narrowing the Pay Gap’. The highlight of…

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A Funny Thing Happened…

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Some films benefit from a second viewing; for my own part, among those that I didn’t ‘get’ first time round are classics such as Repulsion, Vertigo and Heaven’s Gate, films that I now view as…

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1968

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Long endowed with a potent resonance for French people, the year 1968 has, at this point, 40 years on, morphed into a brand. In spite of the tumultuous occurrences elsewhere in the world that year,…

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