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We don’t do political philosophy

How can politicians communicate ideas to the public?

By Paul Bickley  

Margaret Thatcher said that there is no such thing as society; Iain Duncan Smith said that there is. David Cameron talked up the big society, and Ed Miliband launched his leadership with a speech on the good society.

The upcoming Labour party conference will allegedly adopt the theme of the “relationship society.” Dan Hodges, the blogger who leaked this news, may have been duped. For the sake of the public understanding of politics, let’s…

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