20 September 2011
The lying Liberal Democrats were desperate to wear their "left" mask as they met for their conference this week. Axe-wielding Lib Dem ministers ratcheted up the rhetoric.
23 August 2011
Former Liberal Party leader David Steel was hired to lobby on behalf of a businessman who is now under investigation for allegations of corruption.
17 May 2011
Chris Huhne, the Liberal Democrat environment minister, states clearly that he did not ask someone to fiddle his speeding penalty points. Perhaps.
03 May 2011
The Tories and the Liberal Democrats dreaded voters giving them a hammering in this week’s elections for their vicious attacks on working people over the past year.
02 March 2011
It was shocking to read the response of liberal gay journalist Johann Hari to the recent appearance of "gay free zone" stickers carrying slogans from the Koran in Tower Hamlets, east London.
12 October 2010
Many students will have been shocked to see that the Liberal Democrats leaders have abandoned their pledge to oppose a rise in tuition fees.
21 September 2010
"There were some people, particularly around the height of the Iraq war, who gave up on the Labour Party and turned to the Liberal Democrats," said Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg last week at his party’s conference.
21 September 2010
Around 2,000 protesters marched on the Liberal Democrats’ conference in Liverpool last Sunday.
13 July 2010
The ruling Democratic Party of Japan (DJP), whose election last year ended a 50 year dominance by the conservative Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), lost control of the upper house of Parliament in last Sunday’s election. The DJP lost because it had gone back on promises to remove US military bases and create a fairer society.
15 June 2010
We live, we are constantly told, in a liberal pluralist society. Unlike the totalitarian states of Nazi Germany and Stalinist Russia, information and ideas aren’t monolithically controlled from above in these societies.
18 May 2010
I can’t stay Lib Dem after deal with Tories
I’ve been forced to cancel my membership of the Liberal Democrats after almost five years because I cannot support a coalition with the Tories.
11 May 2010
Gordon Brown’s notice of resignation was a last-ditch attempt to enable the Liberal Democrats to form a coalition with Labour and keep his party in government. It presents many questions to trade union leaders.
27 April 2010
The leaders’ television debates have thrown the election into chaos.
16 April 2010
The media went into overdrive over the party leaders’ first televised debate. There were many inanities, including Liberal MP Chris Huhne being asked if the debate was shallow, responding with "Yes it’s shallow but less shallow than what went before." And ex-Labour MP Oona King offering, "The problem with television is that it's very televisual".
13 April 2010
The Liberal Democrats are trying to galvanise public revulsion with bankers and fat cats to boost their vote.
30 March 2010
The newspapers were quick to declare victory for the Liberal Democrats’ Vince Cable in last week’s "Ask the Chancellors" TV debate.
01 September 2009
Last Sunday’s general election in Japan delivered a landslide victory for the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) and an unprecedented defeat for the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), which has ruled the country almost continuously for 50 years. The DPJ won 308 lower house seats to the LDP’s 119.
14 July 2009
A meeting that may be a sign of things to come took place in London a few weeks ago. Two former Liberal government bureaucrats from Canada – Jocelyne Bourgon and Marcel Massé – met with leading British Tories and senior civil servants.
08 July 2008
In 1910, the year that James Connolly returned to Ireland from the US, the British Liberal government introduced a Home Rule Bill for Ireland.
15 January 2008
On Tuesday of this week, Labour, Tory and Liberal Democrat leaders in Scotland sat down with Des Browne, the Scottish secretary, to agree a major joint campaign to preserve the unity of the United Kingdom.