Entries by Darrell Goodliffe from 01/2013

Knowing Who is Right For You

| Posted 01.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

I suspect a few people reading this have just spent the holiday season somewhat alone. Maybe, their New Year's Resolution was not to be a singleton the next time the party hats and bad jokes are back in fashion once again.

Can Ukip Be the Story of 2013?

| Posted 01.01.2013 | UK Politics

Although it has been gaining in terms of publicity and exposure, that means scrutiny will increase of Ukip's actual policies. On some issues it no doubt is able to chime with popular sentiment, on Europe and on immigration, for example. However, on social issues like gay marriage all the indications are that it is out-of-step with mainstream opinion.

How Labour Can Win the Welfare Debate

| Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Politics

Welfare and welfare reform is one of those areas of political debate that is bedeviled by mass, mainly media-driven, ignorance. It is hard to have a rational debate about the issue because its infused from the start with a high dosage of irrational prejudice fueled by entirely rational hidden agendas.

Building Ed Milibands 'One Nation'

| Posted 01.13.2013 | UK Politics

Miliband's vision for a 'one nation' Britain and a 'one nation' Labour Party is something that he needs to be able to illustrate the meaning of in tangible terms.

Can David Cameron Survive 2013?

| Posted 01.20.2013 | UK Politics

Getting rid of Cameron could be the shot in the arm that the blue team need, especially against an opposition that has the public ear after last year but has yet to summon up widespread enthusiasm for its own vision of where Britain should be headed.