The premature obituary of liberal Britain

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Tim Farron was one of the odder casualties at the last general election, resigning more than a week after the dust settled amid allegations of backroom plotting and ongoing controversy about his Christian faith. This despite the Lib Dem leader actually gaining his party a few seats.

His defenestration marked a few things, perhaps most importantly the trouble many have with distinguishing between somebody’s personal beliefs and what they wish to enforce in law. Farron, if you recall, clearly had some problem with homosexuality, but had a decent record on voting for LGBT rights and clearly had no intention of going backwards on the matter.

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Podcast Ep. 86: King Cable Asks ‘What’s Wrong With Being Sexy?’

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Vince Cable’s positioning of the Lib Dems prior to his inevitable coronation, a second unofficial independence referendum in Catalonia, and the British advertising regulator’s plans to ban “sexist” ads are the three topics for this week.

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Image based on Vince Cable and Will Hutton, June 2013 by the Financial Times

 

 

Podcast Ep. 84: Tories Eye Further Snap In Bid To Turn Round Polls

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This week there’s only one item on the agenda: the UK’s general election result.

Image based on Hangman’s Knot by Pascal Volk

Podcast Ep. 83: UK Enthused As Voters Head To Polls

Right Dishonourable Go forth and vote

For our final episode before the June general election in the UK our co-hosts cover leaders’ debates, leaders’ non-debates, the terrorist attack in London, rising and falling polls, and our final voting choices – or lack thereof.

Image based on Westminster, London by Berit Watkin

Podcast Ep. 78: UK To Vote Every Year Until Heat Death Of Universe

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For this week only our two hosts turn to the only topic worth talking about: UK prime minister Theresa May’s plans to bless the British with yet another vote!

Image based on Theresa May speaking at the Girl Summit by DfID