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Guest editor Ronan Harrington introduces this week's theme: Spirituality and Visionary Politics.

Ronan is a freelance political strategist and co-creator of Alter Ego, a gathering exploring the future of progressive politics.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The UKBA tries to clear its asylum backlog, but not its conscience

The UK Border Agency’s messy attempt to resolve thousands of outstanding asylum claims has led to yet another day of terrible headlines.  But ministers know how to stop this happening again, if they would just have the courage.

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