Archive: March, 2011

Nardwuar

There has been some speculation as to why I accepted a recent blog comment linking to a clip of me bullying the Canadian journalist Nardwuar in 2003. The reason is, that I can’t take the credit for the things I’ve done that I’m proud of, without taking the blame for the things that I’m ashamed […]

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AV? No Ta

The 2009 Labour conference was supposed to be my moment of glory. As an electoral reform campaigner, I’d been invited to speak at a big fringe meeting, and I’d prepared a tub-thumping rabble-rousing speech, guaranteed to instil in the faintest of hearts the passion I felt about the injustices of the current electoral system. Surely, […]

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An interesting result in the Barnsley Central by election saw the Liberal Democrats slump from second place to sixth, and lose their deposit in the process. This is exactly what Nick Clegg is afraid of at the next General Election, and is the reaon why he is so keen to introduce the new voting system […]

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