Shirley Williams is a Lib Dem peer and was one of the founders of the Social Democratic Party in 1981
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By the end of June this year, $388m had been contributed to the campaigns of presidential candidates in 2016
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He was dedicated to social justice, but was also a champion of liberty
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Our leaders lack the vision to tackle the massive challenges that confront them
The Big Questions: What does the A&E crisis tell us about the NHS? Is Britain heading out of the EU?
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This week's questions are answered by British politician and academic Shirley Williams
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She used gender to her advantage until hubris brought her down
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Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 200,000 back our campaign
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 2 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train