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Keeping ideas open will help trump extremism

November 16, 2016

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Nationalism is on the rise. Brexit, Trump and Le Pen are just the most high profile examples. But around the world, prejudice is trumping reality. The rise in inequality around the world is creating strange political bedfellows and changing the way people vote which isn’t captured by the pollsters. More worryingly, Trump’s victory signals a […]

Vote Remain, please

June 13, 2016

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Voting to Remain in the EU is a win for business, consumer rights, equality and a better society. If we want it to be.

Five things to learn from the e-campaigning forum

April 19, 2016

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The annual ECF Global Event in Oxford is a chance to inspire and be inspired by some of Europe's best progressive campaigners. Here are five lessons.

Campaigners must be vigilant to freedom of speech threats

April 10, 2016

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Campaigners gave a “cautious welcome” to the Hodgson Review of the Lobbying Act. But there are still significant threats to charity and campaigners' freedom of speech.

Jeremy C(H)unt

February 12, 2016

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The only good thing to arise from the doctor’s dispute is this film showing respectable broadcasters dropping the c-bomb:   And the creative social media attacks on the Health Secretary, such as this image from GP Survival:

£117,800 to be the PM’s mouthpiece

January 18, 2016

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The PM needs a new (deputy) spokesperson. And the salary is almost five times the UK's average salary

Sympathy: A difficult word

November 23, 2015

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People have rushed to condemn the Sun for today's headline that British Muslims feel sympathy for ISIS. The problem is not the Sun, but how survey respondents interpreted the word "sympathy."