From the daily archives:

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

The State of the Horse Race: March 2011

March 2, 2011

This is the third of our monthly reviews of the state of play for each major UK wide political party, following earlier reviews in January and February.  There have been no dramatic shifts over the last month but we have seen a slight falling back of the Labour lead which is now between 3 and […]

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#104: 2007, Richard Hawley,Tonight The Streets Are Ours

March 2, 2011

Pop constantly, and usually predictably, revisits and re-hashes old genres – I don’t have a problem with that, often a new young artists take on an old theme can be as exciting as when it was first discovered. One old genre that hasn’t really been touched, though, is that of the 1950/60 crooner – true, […]

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Libya is on a precipice – what can we do?

March 2, 2011

A week or so ago I posted on the lamentable response by the UN and the Arab League to the uprising in Libya. I decried the fact that the Arab League had failed to do anything over and above suspending Libya from its organisation, whilst the UN had, at that time done little more than […]

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The Splice Is Wight

March 2, 2011

As I have posted previously, the Coalition have operated a cunning slight of hand to keep sweet the Isle of Wight opponents of a trans-Solent constituency that would be created as a consequence of their boundary change legislation. They have decided to split the constituency with the largest electorate in the nation in two, probably […]

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Irish Election Update #3

March 2, 2011

Today, the vote counting finally (almost) ended in Ireland. Outstanding is a re-count in Galway West to see whether Independent Catherine Connolly can overturn the 17 vote majority that gave the final seat their to her Fine Gael opponent Sean Kyne. The graph above shows the change in seats from the last Irish general election […]

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