Authors Posts by Marc Kidson

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The thinking man’s politician?

Marc Kidson meets James Purnell, the former Cabinet minister whose resignation failed to topple Gordon Brown

Is anybody listening, Mr Clegg?

Marc Kidson wonders why Nick Clegg struggles to get his voice heard in politics

From the ashes of the capitalist crisis

Cherwell's Comment Editor asks if an ideology of 'Sustainababilism' could emerge from the economic crisis

What’s the big idea?

Claire Fox explains why her Insitute of Ideas is intent on slaughtering 'sacred cows'.

Join the debate: Nobel prize – should Obama have won it?

Marc Kidson finds out what you think about this year's Nobel peace prize award.

The man to the left

The General Secretary of the Fabian Society talks politics, pluralism and principles

The Party’s Just Getting Started

Dr Caroline Lucas MEP on the Green Party's principles and pragmatism

5 Minute Tute: May Day

Marc Kidson takes us through the origins and traditions of the festival

First Night Review: Chicken Farmer

by Marc Kidson It is a pet fact of many History teachers that before becoming one of the chief architects of mass murder for the...


Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off