Who speaks for historians? #YestoAV

Twenty-five historians, coordinated by Conservative MP Chris Skidmore, have written to the Times, claiming that AV would be a betrayal of the sacrifice of past generations of democracy campaigners. But claiming to speak for the dead on a referendum they never contemplated seems to us a betrayal of academic standards that we as historians hold […]

Party Manifestos

The Guardian front page provides an interesting juxtaposition of images from the party manifestos. I immediately was reminded of much of the Soviet style influence on Second World War posters, including the poster that started it all for me “Women of Britain: Come Into the Factories“. Read the information in the box, and a similar […]

Gordon Brown’s Record

I think it was inevitable after all the posters about David Cameron, that any poster produced in support of Gordon Brown was going to be subverted. This is going to be a really interesting election, as people (if they wish), will have so much more access to information, and every piece of party propaganda produced […]