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Questions about the Liberal Democrat Party of the United Kingdom.

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In Marxist view: does liberal democracy increase alienation of workers?

In Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts of 1844 Marx writes: First, that the work is external to the worker, that it is not part of his nature; and that, consequently, he does not fulfill himself ...
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Why were the Liberal Democrats successful in the North Shropshire by-election instead of Labour?

In the 2019 general election, the Labour Party came in second in North Shropshire. In this year's by-election, however, not only are the Liberal Democrats the main challenger to the Conservatives, ...
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Have any UK party leaders other than Sir Ed Davey been elected after previously losing a leadership contest?

Today, August 27th, Sir Ed Davey triumphed over competitors to become the leader of the Liberal Democrats after the position was vacated by Jo Swinson due to her failure to retain her Westminster seat ...
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Liberal Democrats (UK) on exiting the EU: 2008 vs. 2019

In the late 2000s, the Liberal Democratic party wanted a referendum on whether or not the UK should stay in the EU. A decade later, they did not merely want a second referendum, but they wanted to ...
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