Our endorsement for the UK general election
After five years of a coalition government that many thought was not going to last much in office, Britain is going to the polls on Thursday to decide whether Prime Minister David Cameron will get a chance to continue in power –either alone or in a continued coalition– or not. It seems all but certain that the country will have its second hung parliament in a row, an astonishing sea change in British politics, which used to be dominated by a Co...
Our choice in Eastleigh
don’t tend to make endorsements on by-elections and other minor elections, we
have decided to express our view regarding tomorrow’s Eastleigh by-election in
the United Kingdom. Unlike other by-elections, this one could have a bigger
impact on British politics, the future of the Liberal-Conservative Coalition
and the future of both, the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrats.
It is no surprise by now that we like the current Coalition Governmen...
Our endorsement for the AV referendum in the United Kingdom
On Thursday, Britain will have the opportunity to vote in a referendum to replace the “First-past-the-post” electoral system for the so-called “Alternative Vote” system. Much has been said about both systems and their positive and negative aspects. We believe FPTP is a relic of the past, an unfair system that punishes smaller parties –including the Liberal Democrats, the Green Party and UKIP– and gives disproportionate ...
Our endorsement for the UK general election 2010
We are in the final days of what has –unexpectedly but fortunately- become the most unpredictable and exciting election campaign in the United Kingdom in decades. Among the most important features of this campaign season is the excitement that the election has produced on British voters. According to different sources, turnout in this election could be as high as it was in 1997, when more than seventy per cent of voters went to the polls to ...