Category: Paul Evans

The Three Pauls: Reality, Structure and Passion

There are three articles I’d like to draw your attention to today.  First, from Paul Evans on the reality of the “unregulated” British press: I understand the principled arguments against press regulation. Really. I do. I probably agree with most…

Twitter’s clever trap

This morning, we learn that Twitter’s fire hose will be further and more widely monetised.  The BBC reports it thus: UK-based Datasift is the first company to offer the archive. Its existing customers will be able to use access “historical”…

How to love Labour

Paul says the following today: Labour should be a boring party that chases votes around the centre ground. He then goes on to underline his point thus (the bold is mine): The job of the left is to drag that…

"What’s wrong with Labour?" Quora board

I’ve just created a “What’s wrong with Labour?” board over at Quora.  I suggest you read Paul Evans’ blogpost of the same title, which has served to frame the starting-point for the board. I’m still working out how the system…

Referendums – the coward’s way into democracy?

Paul asks the following question today: Referendums – more incompatible with socialism than they are with other worldviews. Why is Labour’s ‘left’ disproportionately keen on them? And I replied by wondering: @Paul0Evans1 Perhaps ‘cos it’s an easy way to show…