Category Archives: Radical Liberal

Let`s not RUSH the Leadership Election!

Ed Davey – Interim leader for how long? My view on this is that we should not rush into an early leadership election for the Liberal Democrats for a number of good reasons… A Bruising Election First, we have been … Continue reading

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Reviewing the Election

So, I am back in Brazil for Fatima`s family Xmas (we had our trip booked before they announced the General election date) That meant I was hearing the election results from several thousand miles away – and that does give … Continue reading

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Heatwave at the political crossroads…!

Political crossroads By Keith Melton, Vice Chair – Campaigns – GLD We are at a political crossroads – the like of which I have not seen in all of my lifetime. We have a new Prime Minister who is a … Continue reading

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Setting GREEN Priorities

Setting Priorities “May you live in interesting times” is said to be an ancient Chinese curse. For various reasons it seems to be a self-evident truth that we ARE living in interesting times. Just summing things up in a series … Continue reading

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Addendum – More than Two Hours late

My first post today has already commented upon the lack of professionalism of the live stream promised on the Liberal Democrat website not appearing as a live stream at all, after a much hyped “Leader`s Speech” from Vince, so I … Continue reading

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My Radical reaction to Vince`s speech

  Hello I feel a blog coming on I am starting to write this blog post at around 9am on Friday 7th September because there has been a lot of publicity over the last few days that Liberal Democrat Party … Continue reading

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“It`s the Rich what gets the pleasure…”

UBI – is it a GREEN issue? UBI is usually referred to as the Universal Basic Income, but I rather like its alternative title of Unconditional Basic Income. It sounds more liberal and, indeed, actually Liberal, in the freedom it … Continue reading

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Channeling the anger part 2

Channeling the anger part 2 Since writing my post about channeling MY anger, it has become apparent that the Federal Conference Committee (FCC) of the Liberal Democrats has angered a whole other group of people (to which I also belong!) … Continue reading

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Channelling my anger (or – “Poking the Hornets` Nest” part 2?)

Channelling my anger (or – Poking the Hornets` Nest part 2?) As you will know if you read my earlier post about poking the hornets` nest a little while ago, we submitted a resolution for the Liberal Democrat autumn conference … Continue reading

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The Climate really IS changing (serendipity part 3)

The Climate really IS changing  (serendipity part 3) OK, I have decided for the moment that daily politics will work itself out somehow and eventually its impact will become obvious on longer term issues, so I am going to pick up … Continue reading

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