Tag Archives: Andy Burnham

My initial thoughts on the shadow cabinet

I’ve been at my parents’ house this weekend and went to two wonderful gigs (for more see the upcoming Musical Mondays). As usual, a brief break from blogging has meant I’ve now got lots of new blog posts I want … Continue reading

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Our Labour Leadership Predictions

This is Cory and Hannah’s first collaborative post, as they start to morph into the Lennon and McCartney of political blogging. We jest of course: there’s no room at Paperback Rioter for that sort of hubris. Yet. Anyway, here are … Continue reading

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Blogging the Labour Leadership Contest Part 3 – The Sky News Hustings

The Labour Leadership Hustings on Sky News was rather interesting. I have seen so few campaign events this summer, because I thought that would be the best way to preserve my sanity, but I’m guessing that the slogans that the … Continue reading

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My open reply to Ed Miliband’s letter

Dear Ed Miliband, I feel that your letter to me last week deserves a reply. After all, it was very civil of you to write. Let me first introduce myself. I voted Lib Dem on May 6th, and am profoundly … Continue reading

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Blogging the Labour Leadership Contest, part 2 (the webchats)

By Hannah Last week I looked at the leadership candidates’ performance at a live hustings.  Now I’m going to look at their wider agendas as reported through the media, and in particular the live webchats they gave at the Guardian’s … Continue reading

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The hunt for Raoul Moat did not take place

I apologise for another post highlighting my libertarian side in the same week, but how can I resist when censorship has been in the news again? Obviously the Facebook group glorifying Raoul Moat is disgusting, but can we force Facebook … Continue reading

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GUEST POST – Blogging the Labour Leadership Contest, part 1

Cory writes: We have the first ever guest post on Paperback Rioter today! Cue riotous celebrations: Hannah has very kindly offered to blog about the Labour leadership contest. Here’s her first post, about a leadership hustings: After failing to appease Nick … Continue reading

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