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Not all is quite so new in the world of political messaging and behaviour change

On my way to windmill spotting in Lincoln recently, I happened across this example of an 19th century election leaflet for the City of Lincoln’s local elections:

It’s a neat example of a point I’ve made before, that what can seem new and exciting in the world of communications often is really long-established ideas in slightly new clothes.

In this case, note two particular features of the message. First, the reference to electors having previously elected Mr Page four times before. In other words, …

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  • User AvatarDavid Howell 24th Nov - 6:26pm
    It sounded like fun! How many attended?
  • User AvatarDavid Howell 24th Nov - 6:15pm
    Oh? Has he resurfaced but then? Welcome back, Nick . . . You"ll never guess what's been happening during your absence. :0)
  • User AvatarPsi 24th Nov - 6:09pm
    Dav “Why not just have a single step: if 15% of the electorate sign a recall petition (with signatures expiring after eight weeks) then there...
  • User AvatarIan 24th Nov - 5:44pm
    At least we won't have to cringe with embarrassment any more when we hear her half-baked ideas on LBC being attributed to the Liberal Democrats.
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    @John Nothing in the Mirror article suggest that the Coalition's policy is to starve people. It also quotes the fictitous claims that the market trader...
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    If you want to save your civilized society, religion, state and culture annihilate the Indian Caste system and Untouchability at the earliest. Indian Caste system...