Entries by Darrell Goodliffe from 07/2011

Is Being a Singleton 'Uncomplicated'?

| Posted 07.04.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Single life, we are told in any case, is the life of riley. However, if you look at the questions on advice sites, like Dear Cupid, and were too do a survey of the martial status of the questioners I bet just as many would turn out to be single as do attached, in some form or another.

Britain should say yes to a Palestinian state...

| Posted 07.18.2011 | UK Politics

The importance of winning recognition for a Palestinian state is that it begins to redress the imbalance in how both Palestinian and Israeli claims are addressed by the international community.

What Would a Post-Murdoch Media Landscape Look Like?

| Posted 07.18.2011 | UK

It's not politicians that are the main enemy of Murdoch and the media monopolists. Cultural currents created by the advent of social media and the internet age are battering the aged shores of these crumbling institutions.

Will One Swallow be Enough for Ed Miliband's Summer?

| Posted 07.21.2011 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband, leader of Britain's Labour Party, is probably not the luckiest man ever in politics but he certainly, in the form of the #Hackgate scandal, enjoyed a significant lucky break.

Is Religion to Blame for the Oslo Atrocities?

| Posted 07.23.2011 | UK Politics

What happened last week in Oslo is shocking beyond belief. This should go without saying. The way media and politicians reacted on-the-hoof and made r...

James Purnell Would Kill the Welfare State With 'kindness'...

| Posted 07.28.2011 | UK Politics

James Purnell's politics on welfare are simply poisonous; they will not save the welfare state but kill it stone dead. Labour should reject them if it really does love the welfare state and instead of decimating it rebuild it as something we can once again be proud of; rather than kill it with fake kindness.