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An A-Z of rubbish arguments from No2AV (2nd edition)

A is for Australia As the No campaign never tire of telling us, only three countries use AV at the moment. One of them is Australia. According to one poll commissioned by the Institute for Public Affairs, 57% of Australians … Continue reading

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Would AV help the BNP?

With only five weeks to go until the AV Referendum, Yes2AV have unveiled their secret weapon: Baroness Warsi. Warsi is the chair of the Conservative Party, and judging by her recent comments she is a Yes2Av double agent masquerading as a … Continue reading

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No2AV plays the Nick Clegg card

It was obvious that No2AV were going to play the Nick Clegg card at some point. Seeing as he’s now one of the most unpopular men in Britain, tying him to the AV campaign was going to be something they … Continue reading

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There are just two minor flaws with No2AV’s claim that voting Yes2AV will cost £250m…

CAT: Why don’t we drop the defensive shields? KRYTEN: A superlative suggestion, sir, with just two minor flaws. One, we don’t have any defensive shields, and two, we don’t have any defensive shields. Now I realise that, technically speaking, that’s … Continue reading

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An A-Z of rubbish arguments from No2AV

This was originally posted on Paperback Rioter. A is for Australia As the No campaign never tire of telling us, only three countries use AV at the moment. One of them is Australia. According to one poll commissioned by the … Continue reading

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The No to AV campaign is going all Phil Woolas on our asses

When any politician goes in for extreme negative attacks, it’s always the last act of a desperate campaign. Phil Woolas engaged in his unique brand of slurring when it was obvious he was going to lose. This week marked the start … Continue reading

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Write up of the debate on February 4th

Here’s a Press Release-type write up of the debate on the 4th February. If you want to use this to write an article on the event, please feel free to do so: The Birmingham Yes to Fairer Votes group held … Continue reading

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