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Lib-Dem Conference: Adonis raises the stakes

Earlier today a panel of leading Labour and Liberal Democrat voices debated the nature of pluralism in our politics. The Fabians and Centre:Forum asked, is the future plural? Lord Adonis, Ming Campbell, Jon Cruddas and Jo Swinson all said yes,...

Politics: is the future plural

It’s now well known that Labour’s solid lead in the polls is in large part down to the defection of left-leaning former Liberal Democrats. So does that mean the party’s loyal supporters are a rump of right-wing Tory sympathisers? The...

Fair for all – not free for all

Labour today has the opportunity of a lifetime to extend our appeal to a much larger share of the electorate than ever before And we can do this without sacrificing our basic commitment to a fairer society. Indeed, to bring...

Michael Sandel and the politics of the common good

There has been a bit of excitement recently about the role that Michael Sandel will play at Labour party conference. It has even been suggested that Sandel is a new ‘guru’ for the leader of the party.

Sandel’s influence is, however, nothing...

Is the future plural?: Fabian membership poll results

Last year the Fabian Society conducted a poll of its membership and asked if Fabians thought Liberal Democrats were ‘potential partners’ or ‘enemies’. It found an almost even split within our membership, with 44 per cent saying partners and 56...

The politics of solutions

Nearly everyone in politics has had a voter tell us "you're all the same." It baffles us. We spend so long attacking each other, explaining how huge our differences are.

Yet from the perspective of some of my constituents, I see...

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