Mozilla boss resigns over consumer boycott

By Quentin Langley California law requires the state to publish the name, address, and employer details of anyone who makes a donation of more than $100 to a political campaign. In 2008 Brendan Eich of Mozilla made a donation to Proposition Eight,the campaign to outlaw gay marriage in California. This was not some fringe opinion, …

EBuzzing Top Lib Dem Blogs, April 2014

Here are the Liberal Democrat entries in the top 100 political blogs as ranked by EBuzzing (Wikio as was). It’s goodbye this month to two relatively recent entrants – Matthew Green (Thinking Liberal) and Jonathan Fryer. 1 (4) Liberal Democrat Voice No change 2 (25) Mark Pack Down 6 3 (26) Stephen Tall Down 1 …

No wonder we’re so often governed badly

It’s the easy, soft option. Civil servants blame ministers and ministers blame civil servants. It’s not unknown for one to praise the other (as Lynne Featherstone did recently) but of course neither group is perfect, leaving plenty of material for the mutual buck passing when people wonder why government often seems to run so poorly. …

Nick Clegg wins over Labour voters

Usually you can tell what answers people will give to political polling questions pretty much just based on their voting intention. Do people like a government policy? Those who say they’re voting for the government most likely say yes, those who are voting for the main opposition say no. The grip that people’s party preference …

‘There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women’ – let’s collectively collaborate to change organisational culture

Last week I went to the launch of Tomorrow Company’s research paper: Tomorrow’s Global Leaders: How to Build a Culture that Ensures Women Reach the Top. Chaired by Tony Manwaring, chief executive of Tomorrow’s Company and attended by The Rt Hon Maria Miller MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Minister for …

Nick vs Nigel: how it went

I agree with Nick – Britain is better off IN Europe #NickvNigel #iagreewithNick http://t.co/kuHs8FZuN8 http://t.co/XO5giwtQgc — Mark Pack (@markpack) March 26, 2014   .@nick_clegg sets out why we must have a Referendum when major rules in the EU change, as in the Lisbon Treaty. #NickvNigel #whyiamIN — SalBrinton (@SalBrinton) March 26, 2014   1 politician …