Category: conversational politics

Civilian war

I’ve seen this and other pieces on how the fight is not over yet for that or the other.  They horrify me.  It seems that the belligerent amongst us have finally got their way.  Those who run corporate vessels as…

"Psycho" and Ed Miliband

There’s been a lot of comment on Ed Miliband’s speech the other day.  My own reactions have been mixed.  I first saw it in terms of a conversation rather than a declamation.  Then I interpreted what I called a soundpeck…

The words and pictures we use do matter

Just a couple of thoughts on this sad evening.  Firstly, this article, which came my way via Oliver Revilo, talks about the dangers of spreading “eliminationist rhetoric”. Secondly, the dangers of such rhetoric should worry not only the Americans –…

www.PoliticalInnovation.org

The website and conversational politics project www.PoliticalInnovation.org launches rather more officially today with this piece by Mick Fealty, published simultaneously in the Telegraph and Slugger O’Toole amongst others.  There is also a nascent Facebook and Google group site you can join…