Posts Tagged ‘ID Cards’

How does Con-Dem Libertarianism stack up?

by Liz Davies.

New Labour’s shameful record on civil liberties could have allowed Nick Clegg and David Cameron to pose as defenders of human rights. The Liberal Democrats and the Tories had joined together to oppose new Labour’s 90-day and then 42-day detention without charge. They had defended the right to trial by jury.

A Nightmare Scenario

by Jon Lansman.

I accept what has rapidly become the conventional Labour wisdom: acceptance of defeat and a period of opposition to reflect on the reasons for it is in Labour’s and, if the coalition comes unstuck before too long, the country’s best interest. The alternative was also not a “progressive alliance” but, as Mark Seddon argued at […]

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