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I Just Won The Nobel Peace Prize NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
I’m glad I was already mid-editing my LinkedIn profile. I have a new honour to add – I just won the Nobel Peace Prize. It's not every day you get to put "Am a joint winner of Nobel Peace Prize" on your CV.— IanVisits (@...
Cameron’s Wrong Message on Europe NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 8 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
David Cameron gave his keynote speech at the Conservative party conference today. There’s a transcript here. It wasn’t a bad speech – not his best, but reasonable. But some of it annoyed me… Cameron showed a strong belief in s...
Europe Day! NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 8 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
It’s Europe Day! Today is a day to celebrate everything Europe has done for us – from unity and peace to the single market. The date itself is somewhat contentious. May 9th is the date of the Schuman declaration of 1950, widely held to be...
Federalism, not Centralism – why Jack Straw is spouting doublethink. NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 5 Months, 15 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Jack Straw, Labour’s former Foreign Secretary, has decided, in his infinite wisdom, that because the European Parliament suffers from low voter turnout, people treating it as a referendum on the government, and a lack of connection between the...
ECFR Scorecard – Britain’s role in EU Foreign Policy NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Yesterday, the European Council on Foreign Relations, the first Pan-European think-tank, released details of its European Foreign Policy Scorecard 2012.  It offers an overview of how EU member states dealt with Foreign Policy issues in 2011, and...
We won over SOPA/PIPA – Liberty is safe…for now… NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
If you visited this website on January 18th, 2012, you will have been locked out – for that day, Spineless Liberal went on strike. And won. PROTECT IP / SOPA Breaks The Internet from Fight for the Future on Vimeo. Internet piracy is a huge prob...
We won over SOPA/PIPA – Liberty is safe…for now… NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
If you visited this website on January 18th, 2012, you will have been locked out – for that day, Spineless Liberal went on strike. And won. PROTECT IP / SOPA Breaks The Internet from Fight for the Future on Vimeo. Internet piracy is a huge prob...
BBC Question Time – 12/01/2012 NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
A nice way to keep blogging frequency up, and convey my thoughts on multiple topics at the same time, would be to watch the BBC’s debate show, Question Time, and publish my thoughts on each of the questions, and on the pannelists debate itself.
BBC Question Time – 12/01/2012 NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
A nice way to keep blogging frequency up, and convey my thoughts on multiple topics at the same time, would be to watch the BBC’s debate show, Question Time, and publish my thoughts on each of the questions, and on the pannelists debate itself.
A Longer School Day – But Why? NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
As Stephen Twigg, Labour Shadow Secretary for Education, recommends more school hours in order to steer kids away from gangs, provide a "haven" from chaotic home lives and prepare students for the world of work, the Spineless Liberal looks at why thi...
A Longer School Day – But Why? NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
As Stephen Twigg, Labour Shadow Secretary for Education, recommends more school hours in order to steer kids away from gangs, provide a "haven" from chaotic home lives and prepare students for the world of work, the Spineless Liberal looks at why thi...
Political Compass – January NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
One plan for the next year is to do a monthly try on www.politicalcompass.org – chart my political development and see if there’s any difference over the months… So, here’s my first of the year! *drumroll* Bottom-Left! So, app...
Political Compass – January NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
One plan for the next year is to do a monthly try on www.politicalcompass.org – chart my political development and see if there’s any difference over the months… So, here’s my first of the year! *drumroll* Bottom-Left! So, app...
My Resolutions for the last year on this planet… NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Well, since the world ends this year, I better get a lot done. If it’s not the last year, then I still have a lot to get done in order to prepare for the year after! So, here are my blogging resolutions for 2012 1) During this year, I want to g...
My Resolutions for the last year on this planet… NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Well, since the world ends this year, I better get a lot done. If it’s not the last year, then I still have a lot to get done in order to prepare for the year after! So, here are my blogging resolutions for 2012 1) During this year, I want to g...
2011: A Photographic retrospective – the photos I’ll always remember NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
As a lover of photography, and a participant in Project 365 this year, I’ve seen how photographs can chronicle a year. Looking back on photos helps order the mind, remind us of past events: Images inspire memories far better than words, in my e...
2011: A Photographic retrospective – the photos I’ll always remember NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
As a lover of photography, and a participant in Project 365 this year, I’ve seen how photographs can chronicle a year. Looking back on photos helps order the mind, remind us of past events: Images inspire memories far better than words, in my e...
2011 in Statporn NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
As the dying hours of 2011draw to a close, and I mix my last metaphor of the year, it’s time for Stat Pr0n. Enjoy. Since my 50th post a few months ago, I’ve started to settle into my main fields – reportage, Liberal Demmery and Euro...
2011 in Statporn NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
As the dying hours of 2011draw to a close, and I mix my last metaphor of the year, it’s time for Stat Pr0n. Enjoy. Since my 50th post a few months ago, I’ve started to settle into my main fields – reportage, Liberal Demmery and Euro...
Samoa and China – Why missing a day symbolises the shift from West to East NEW
Spineless Liberal (EU) 2 Years, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
If you’re reading this article on Friday, the 30th of December, 2011, give thought to the poor people of Samoa who will never see this day. In fact, they’re shifting straight from Thursday the 29th to Saturday the 31st. The island’s...