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THE KILLING OF KELSO COCHRANE

This weekend marked the 50th anniversary of the murder of Kelso Cochrane. Two commemorative events were held, an unofficial one at Kelso’s graveside in Kensal Green Cemetery and the other…

LOW CARBON ECONOMY: THE NEW HOLY GRAIL

The creation of a “low carbon” economy that will provide jobs and clean up industry is now a crucial policy objective for countries trying to spend their way out of…

BORIS: PROGRESSIVE IMAGE IS JUST SPIN

During last year’s London mayoral election, Ken Livingstone argued that underneath Boris Johnson’s affable, buffoonish persona there was a hardline right-winger. Johnson’s writings for the Tory press over the years…

INDIAN ELECTION 2009

The Indian election will be an impressive spectacle, with 543 parliamentary seats and 4,145 assembly seats being contested in a rolling poll over four weeks from the 16th of April…

POLICING AT THE G20 LONDON SUMMIT

It was good to see London acting as a venue and host on the international stage to world leaders at the G20 London Summit, which marked the latest stage in…