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Clegg: Bad Guy Doing Good?

In Conor Campbell on May 26, 2011 at 7:04 am

Conor Campbell is starting to have sympathy for Clegg. “Many see a man drowning in a sea of depression, I see something slightly different. As a Labour Party member this view I have of the Cleggster worries me.”  Read the rest of this entry »

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The Faith of the Faithless

In Conor Campbell on March 18, 2011 at 11:13 am

Conor Campbell was intrigued by a debate on BBC’s ‘The Big Questions’ last week. He even missed the Sunday Supplement for it. What was the debate on? What was Conor’s response? Read the rest of this entry »

The Origins of Irish Politics

In Conor Campbell on March 2, 2011 at 8:57 am

With Ireland hit by election fever this week Conor Campbell attempts to explain the political system in the Emerald Isle. Read the rest of this entry »

What Can Politics Learn From Eddie Guerrero?

In Conor Campbell on November 18, 2010 at 9:24 am

On the 13th on November the world of ‘Sports Entertainment’ and its fans remembered the life of Eddie Guerrero, who passed away five years previously. Conor Campbell looks at how he inspires the next generation in the public eye. Read the rest of this entry »

Being Called a “Liberal” Used to be an Accusation; now it’s the Norm

In Conor Campbell on November 11, 2010 at 10:23 am

Conor Campbell believes it is harder to distinguish ideologies: it seems we are now all liberal in some form or another. Read the rest of this entry »

It’s Not All Socialism’s Fault!

In Conor Campbell on November 2, 2010 at 7:06 am

Socialism isn’t as bad an idea as most socialists make it out to be, argues Conor Campbell. Read the rest of this entry »

Same Old Conservatives?

In Conor Campbell on October 6, 2010 at 7:00 am

 

Conor Campbell asks whether the Tory leopards have in fact changed their old-fashioned spots? Read the rest of this entry »

‘We do not have to leave the world the way we found it’

In Conor Campbell on September 29, 2010 at 7:00 am

Conor Campbell dissects Ed Miliband’s speech to the Labour party conference yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »

An Evening with Ed Miliband

In Conor Campbell on August 7, 2010 at 8:37 am

By Conor Campbell

Surrey Heath is Michaels Gove’s constituency, and in the recent election he increased his majority from 10,845 to 17,289. The Labour candidate Matt Willey received 10.2% of the vote, so it may seem a strange place for Labour Leader candidate Ed Miliband to give a speech and try and convince the few members of the area that he is the man to lead the party. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Northern Ireland Cannot March Away Its Problems

In Conor Campbell on August 6, 2010 at 10:35 am

By Conor Campbell

Every year in the month of July the Orange Order march throughout Northern Ireland to commemorate the Battle of the Boyne which took place in 1690 between the English King James and the Dutch King William, who had dethroned James 2 years previous. The scenes of violence that have being shown on television during these marches are of youths from the mainly nationalist areas  rioting as a  reaction towards these marches taking place, feeling they represent an era of repression of Catholics. Read the rest of this entry »