From the daily archives:

Friday, March 11, 2011

#113: 1999, Death in Vegas, Dirge

March 11, 2011

I’ve decided to take a statesmanlike silence on the row between East and South and the merits of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Sweet Home Alabama. Tempted though I am to chuck in my two penneth worth – I won’t. Instead, I shall proffer this tune to our collection of timeless masterpieces. To those not familiar with this […]

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Regressive Realignment Watch: Joint Candidates – Nothing To See Here

March 11, 2011

 I have noted since Allthatsleft launched that there have been increasing moves within the upper ranks of the Coalition, particularly on the Conservative side, to seek to make the arrangements between the two parties more permanent, as a way of marginalising the left in British politics permanently.  This is the exact inverse of the progressive […]

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Obama’s Shame

March 11, 2011

One of the clearest indications that Barack Obama intended to make a clean break from the excesses of the torture state that had been implemented under George W Bush’s presidency was his clear commitment on election to close Guantanamo Bay within 12 months of taking office.   The constitutional and moral outrage of a western democracy […]

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