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Red Ed Redemption

Ed Miliband gave a damned good speech today, and he needed to. After his brother’s excellent speech yesterday, many who had voted for Ed Miliband were probably wondering if they had made the right decision. This speech would have assured those who did vote Ed that they … 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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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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