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Now it should be explicit, not suspected or implicit that elections are not democratic in the presence of Murdoch, the Kochs or Adelman. What we see is that anything will be done where the most ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 64 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 04:17 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Like everyone else, I got it wrong. I was expecting a Tory minority government propped up by the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) and the UK Independence Party ( UKIP ) if needed to get legislation ...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 49 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
The 2015 UK elections were decided by the issues surrounding Scotland. End of story. It wasn't because Labour wasn't left enough - if that was true, why didn't people turn out in droves for the ...
by Phoenix Woman
Comment Count 36 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 06:35 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
In the UK elections, there were two big winners -- the Tories and the Scottish Nationalists. The losers were the pollsters, who believed that there would be another hung parliament, along with ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 85 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 09:11 AM PDT with 66 Recommends
Recalculating the UK 2015 election vote to remove UKIP impact, the Conservative Party majority victory (329 seats) goes down to at best a 318-308 loss to Labour/SNP coalition. One helluva false flag ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 67 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 05:50 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
At the risk of doing a "crash and burn", I am going to set out what I think is the most likely outcome of tomorrow's General Election in the UK. It is quite clear that no one party will have an ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 09:19 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
The UK goes to the polls on Thursday to decide who their representatives in parliament will be. It's a tough election, with no party slated in the polls to take an overall majority. I'll be ...
by OllieGarkey
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 06:34 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
The polls open UK wide in one week. But the most interesting part of the election is happening in Scotland. Here's a map of Scotland in 2010 along with the most recent Polling projections for ...
by OllieGarkey
Comment Count 363 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 01:04 PM PDT with 129 Recommends
Messrs. Sturgeon, Miliband, Cameron, Clegg, Lannister, and Lannister Two important things are currently going on, for fans of complex, impenetrable stories about people with impressively highbrow-...
by David Jarman
Comment Count 41 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
What do U.K. Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats have in common? There’s good climate news from the United Kingdom. On Saturday, the leaders of the country’s three major ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 04:36 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Brilliant, vocal, committed, unwavering, principled Labour Party leader of Britain Tony Benn has died. Britain’s daily newspaper The Guardian has reported his death. First becoming a Labour ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Mar 18, 2014 at 05:57 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
It has become clear over the past few days that Ed Miliband has started his journey to No.10 Downing Street. There are multiple reasons for this:- • The Conservative Party is hopelessly divided ...
by dryork60
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Sep 27, 2013 at 04:32 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Earlier this week, I was pleasantly surprised to hear from two of my old bosses from the UK – Kevin Bonavia and Ian Gilbert. Both were writing me for the same reason: Kevin was standing for ...
by AlexPalombo
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 12:29 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Parliament will have to wait until Tuesday to vote on British military involvement in strikes on Syria. Labour plus up to 70 dissenting Tories would have sunk Cameron's bill if the Tory leader did ...
by Superskepticalman
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 03:22 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I'm sure many of you stumbled across this bit of news yesterday: The Conservative Party has hired Barack Obama's campaign manager Jim Messina for its general election campaign team, BBC Newsnight ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Aug 03, 2013 at 06:48 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
This piece is a summary of a paper that I presented at the Left Forum in a panel organised by Geminijen. If you want to see a copy of the longer paper (which is being edited for English and clarity),
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
This blog is cross-posted at StewartAcuff.com British Columbia will be the place to be this April and May as the New Democratic Party makes a very strong run in Canada’s elections. The NDP is a ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 07:54 AM PST with 8 Recommends
According to the Centers for Disease Control , the US is in the midst of the worst flu season it’s seen in a decade. In Boston, ...
by healthypolicies
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 04:10 PM PST with 10 Recommends
“The industrial reserve army, during the periods of stagnation and average prosperity, weighs down the active army of workers during the periods of over-production and feverish activity, it puts a ...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Jul 08, 2012 at 03:00 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Greece will default. France has elected an outright, self avowed socialist. The United Kingdom is set to rip itself apart, with Spain, France, and Italy looking on and waiting for the result. We ...
by OllieGarkey
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon May 07, 2012 at 03:15 PM PDT with 23 Recommends