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Posts Tagged: Lord Palmerston
“We shouldn’t be frightened of being a great nation, and nor should the United States.” Plus: the state of the leadership race.
In his new book he sets out to rescue those virtues from the mockery inflicted on them in the 20th century.
Lewis Baston: Disraeli’s “leap in the dark” towards modern democracy. 150 years on from the 1867 Reform Act.
Two cheers for a measure that, though mostly about managing, dividing and taming popular opinion, remains a reforming landmark.