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Why I’m voting Labour

I was born in 1989, just as history, according to American political scientist Francis Fukuyama, ended. The Berlin Wall fell when I was six months old. Liberal democracy and free market capitalism were triumphant. And, according to Fukuyama and friends, … Continue reading

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On liberal disunity

About as close as I’ve ever come to making a name for myself as a journalist was when I published a blog in August 2011 ridiculing Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee for asserting that it was the left’s intellectual superiority that … Continue reading

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The trouble with Ed Miliband

The trouble with Ed Miliband isn’t that he’s too intellectual and can’t communicate with ordinary people. It isn’t that he’s too socialist and in the pocket of the trades unions. It isn’t even that he looks like Wallace; nor that … Continue reading

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