Ideology won’t win back non-voters

Two parallel articles in the papers today. Here’s George Monbiot in this morning’s Guardian: The real problem is not that working-class voters have switched their voting preferences but that they are not voting at all because there’s too little at stake, [so] the correct political prescription is to do the opposite [of New Labour]: to […]

Government logo pseudo-scandal: rent a quote, but don’t give credit

Here’s something very annoying. The Telegraph has a story about the new Government Department logos (which I rather like), revealed by Simon Dickson at Puffbox yesterday. Does the Telegraph credit Simon’s clever spot? No. Does it mention his blog or organisation at all? No. Instead, it goes to the TaxPayers’ Alliance, the Elton, Pritt or […]