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ET TU BRUTE

      Assassination is rare in Britain. But do not doubt that the political knife slipped into Boris Johnson’s back was anything other than a carefully crafted assassination. It began, supposedly, with a leak. Mr Gove’s wife, Daily Mail … Continue reading

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In Starbucks and on Tinder, campaigners seek out the young vote – The Guardian

  By Jessica Elgot This piece was first published in The Guardian Thursday 19 May 2016    Only 51% of young people say they are sure to vote in the EU referendum, as activists blame poor timing and uninspiring rhetoric   … Continue reading

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Youth vote targeted for registration before EU referendum – The Guardian

  By Toby Helm, Harriet Agerholm and Rebecca Ratcliffe This piece was first published in The Guardian on Saturday 14 May 2016    On campuses and in cafes across the UK, groups are organising to ensure that young Britons turn out on … Continue reading

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WHAT NEXT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT?

                  One useful piece of analysis has emerged from the media froth post-election. Labour lost because they offered nothing to the ‘aspirational middle class’. This is surely right. An awful lot of … Continue reading

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How to break the political silence on the environment

  This piece was first published in the Guardian       A YouGov poll published last week found that 40% of voters wanted to hear more about the environment. They also wanted to hear more about education, pensions, foreign … Continue reading

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On Killing Dragons

  This article first appeared in the November Issue of The Ends Report                             Consistency is becoming the rarest of phenomena in public discourse. We have a … Continue reading

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