Monday, April 15, 2013

Six of the Best 342

Mark Thompson poses seven awkward questions for the Liberal Democrats.

"Being tribal involves the unmitigated vilification of the Lib Dems as accomplices in the Tory cuts. Being tactical would involve the quiet encouragement of Labour supporters to vote tactically for the Lib Dems in marginal seats where Labour stands no chance." LabourList urges its readers to choose tactics over tribalism.

Max Atkinson discusses the making of Margaret Thatcher.

While Ballots & Bullets debates the political meaning of the Wizard of Oz in the light of her death.

"It’s kind of humbling to know that music that inspired me to get my ears pierced multiple times and to buy Doc Martens inspired these women to the kind of social protest that gets you thrown in prison." Betsy Phillips examines the power of Pussy Riot's feminism on Think Progress.

"Driving on the M6 past Penrith, from the comfort of your car it is possible to spot one of the largest prehistoric monuments in northern Britain, Mayburgh Rings henge monument." Read all about it on The Urban Prehistorian.

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