Read about the 1964 general election, just won by Harold Wilson‘s Labour Party, defeating Alec Douglas-Home’s Conservative Party by 317 seats to 304 (44.1% of the vote to 43.4%).

The Liberal Party was led by Jo Grimond and gained three seats, moving up to nine MPs. Its vote share also went up 5.3% to 11.2%.


Has any philosophical question ever been answered successfully with a simple yes or no?

Michael Meadowcroft in The Guardian has an answer to that, of sorts, featuring Jo Grimond. … Read the full post »