February, 2004

Welcome to February’s Progress Report

  |  27 February 2004

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Endpiece

  |  27 February 2004

Progress is continuing its battle for the proper level of High Seriousness in political discourse by providing you with improving and edifying websites. It is a great battle in politics to connect to peoples’ hearts and minds.  Watching Michael Howard seeking a way to reach his audience’s heart when he has so clearly failed to locate …

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Back to the future

  |  26 February 2004

By providing volunteer opportunities we can engage the alienated youth of the country, says David Tinline

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Lula losing ground?

Sam Hardy  |  26 February 2004

Sam Hardy surveys the battle for progressive governance in Brazil

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The Fog of War review, of a film by Errol Morris, UK release, 2 April

Simon Alcock  |  26 February 2004

Errol Morris’s stunning documentary is about one of the 20th century’s most significant players: Robert McNamara, who reprises the highlights of his life and professional career. Subtitled ”’Eleven Lessons of Robert S. McNamara,’ The Fog of War organizes his reflections into a list of maxims about war and human error, with the cumulative message suggesting …

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Democratic or Democratish

  |  26 February 2004

New forums for public debate are not necessarily part of the democratic process, argues Will Davies.

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The Bumper Book of British Lefties by Paul Routledge, Politicos

  |  26 February 2004

Oft seen in the bars and hostelries of parliament and the Westminster Village, Paul Routledge fits the mould of the political journalists of old to a tee. Hard drinking, well connected, loathed, loved, admired and feared in equal measure, the author is a notorious political writer for the Daily Mirror and has a wealth of …

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Michael Howard – the Tory Terminator

  |  26 February 2004

Howard Dawber looks at the Tories' new leader

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Equal parts

  |  26 February 2004

The government isn't doing enough for part-time students, Mark Day argues

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Michael Martin for President?

Will Higham  |  26 February 2004

The Speaker of the House of Commons is the obvious and the right choice to take over from an unsustainable monarchy, argues Will Higham

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