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Opinion: “Capitalism is a great success story.” Really, Nick?

On Monday, Nick Clegg gave a speech on responsible capitalism. This was his first real foray into the debate since it has erupted as a major talking point, even though we as a party have been arguing the need to reform capitalism before it was cool.

Before criticising capitalism, he praised it by saying this:

Capitalism may be today’s political punchbag, but let’s take a long view: it’s one of history’s great success stories. No other human innovation has driven progress  and raised living standards so consistently. Markets catalyse ideas, invention and experimentation. When they work well, they are meritocratic and

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Mail blunders over Twitter, again

Fresh from the Mail’s triumph of journalism where it exposed an MP sending tweets in the middle of the night (only a pedant would point out that the Mail’s journalist read the time wrong and in fact the tweets were sent during the day), we have the Mail’s splash on how Steve Jobs may be planning to recall iPhone 4s (and again only a pedant would point out that the Mail’s journalist failed to see the words pointing out that the Twitter account is a spoof).

Makes you want to work for the Mail so you can share in …

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  • User AvatarCllr Mark Wright 1st Dec - 9:47pm
    Good call Tim.
  • User AvatarHywel 1st Dec - 9:45pm
    This is Tims full statement (email of a shorter version just arrived) http://www.libdems.org.uk/position_on_syria?utm_campaign=151201_syria&utm_medium=email&utm_source=libdems
  • User AvatarRichard Underhill 1st Dec - 9:41pm
    William 1st Dec '15 - 7:44pm "Why on Earth is it Nick who is announcing this?" David Steel used to make announcements for Paddy Ashdown,...
  • User AvatarJohn Deeks 1st Dec - 9:28pm
    Has anybody who is against our involvement in Syria actually said we should withdraw from Iraq? If not can it be explained why.
  • User AvatarIan 1st Dec - 9:28pm
    Shifting some rubble around in Syria, with risk of tragic collateral damage along the way, isn't going to make anyone any safer, either here or...
  • User AvatarRoland 1st Dec - 9:18pm
    > "I think we are going to be punished for it." As far as the various jihadists are concerned, "the West" is going to be...