I did wonder if the world (or this corner of it) really needs another commentator on the election right now, but surely it must be worth any progressive organisation adding its voice to the call for electoral reform as this huge opportunity arises. In answer to the Conservative claim that Labour have lost their . . . → Read More: Electoral reform – now! and the stock market as an inverse indicator of progressive activity
If like me you’re sick of hung parliament scaremongering, you may like the following from Avaaz…
With the election contest hotting up, there is now a real chance that no one party will get an overall majority in Parliament. Polling suggests that given the choices, most of the public would prefer this outcome.
. . . → Read More: Who's afraid of democracy? – from Avaaz
Last time we elected supposedly strong governments both in 1979 and 1997, the following few years saw the Pound go up in value and it was a disaster for the West Midlands. . . . → Read More: The Pound after the election of a hung Parliament – lessons from the WM