Posts Tagged: Gordon Brown

Not Balls, Not Brown, Not Now

To win credibility, Ed Balls needs a new speech that acknowledges that the Coalition is not all-wrong on the economy. Perhaps the suddenness of Alan Johnson’s resignation caught most commentators by surprise, or perhaps so much has already been said

Not Balls, Not Brown, Not Now

To win credibility, Ed Balls needs a new speech that acknowledges that the Coalition is not all-wrong on the economy. Perhaps the suddenness of Alan Johnson’s resignation caught most commentators by surprise, or perhaps so much has already been said

A Liberal Moment

[picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=Prime+Minister&iid=8766243″ src=”9/d/8/d/Britains_Prime_Minister_01e9.jpg?adImageId=12835522&imageId=8766243″ width=”500″ height=”742″ /] It is a little over two years since Nick Clegg referred to the Liberal Democrats as ‘very much a national party,’ the only opposition to Labour in the North, and the Conservatives

A Liberal Moment

[picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=Prime+Minister&iid=8766243″ src=”9/d/8/d/Britains_Prime_Minister_01e9.jpg?adImageId=12835522&imageId=8766243″ width=”500″ height=”742″ /] It is a little over two years since Nick Clegg referred to the Liberal Democrats as ‘very much a national party,’ the only opposition to Labour in the North, and the Conservatives

Britain’s Choice

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=prime+minister+debate&iid=8601818″ src=”4/0/0/6/Britains_Prime_Minister_aa18.jpg?adImageId=12720619&imageId=8601818″ width=”500″ height=”311″ /] And so the General Election, for such a long time a fixed point in the distant future, looms up. This Thursday the different messages, commentaries and clips are reviewed a final time,

Britain’s Choice

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=prime+minister+debate&iid=8601818″ src=”4/0/0/6/Britains_Prime_Minister_aa18.jpg?adImageId=12720619&imageId=8601818″ width=”500″ height=”311″ /] And so the General Election, for such a long time a fixed point in the distant future, looms up. This Thursday the different messages, commentaries and clips are reviewed a final time,

Copenhagen – Among the Rubble, Something Extraordinary

The results of Copenhagen are more substantial than you might think [picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=copenhagen+accord&iid=7369885″ src=”a/2/e/5/Copenhagen_Climate_Demonstration_1158.JPG?adImageId=8513916&imageId=7369885″ width=”500″ height=”333″ /] It seems as though the Copenhagen Accord, barely baptised, has already been dragged below the waves – a precursor to civilisation’s

Copenhagen – Among the Rubble, Something Extraordinary

The results of Copenhagen are more substantial than you might think [picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=copenhagen+accord&iid=7369885″ src=”a/2/e/5/Copenhagen_Climate_Demonstration_1158.JPG?adImageId=8513916&imageId=7369885″ width=”500″ height=”333″ /] It seems as though the Copenhagen Accord, barely baptised, has already been dragged below the waves – a precursor to civilisation’s

So Long, Blairwell

As Timothy Garton Ash has observed, journalists and academics like to use each others professions as insults, but interesting facts need to be taken to their full conclusion. There is a lot of history still to be written about the Blair Administration, something that the Iraq War Inquiry is doing as we speak.

So Long, Blairwell

As Timothy Garton Ash has observed, journalists and academics like to use each others professions as insults, but interesting facts need to be taken to their full conclusion. There is a lot of history still to be written about the Blair Administration, something that the Iraq War Inquiry is doing as we speak.

Man on Wire

Wittingly or not, Miliband’s visit has raised two uncomfortable debates at a time when they could least be afforded.

Man on Wire

Wittingly or not, Miliband’s visit has raised two uncomfortable debates at a time when they could least be afforded.