Suddenly appearing in the news more often again recently, David Cameron has described critics of austerity as “selfish”, saying they may appear to be compassionate, but will instead “saddle future generations with debt.” Cameron used a speech in Seoul, South … Continue reading David Cameron describes critics of austerity as “selfish”
Another week in British politics, and the twisted prophecies continue to be fulfilled. The “coalition of chaos” has been agreed in principle with the very same nationalist ilk that would have had Corbyn dancing a merry jig, the “magic money … Continue reading [Opinion] The Tory-DUP deal goes against just about every conceivable metric of sensibility
This general election has been extraordinary in many ways, not least because of the atrocities committed upon this country first in Manchester, and then in London. Predictably, discussion arose around the idea of the attacks being politicised and, more controversially, … Continue reading [Opinion] Like it or not, tragedies are political
If the election was going to teach the Tories anything, it would have taught them that they don’t know us as well as they think they do. They thought our worship and respect for Theresa May matched their own, and … Continue reading [Opinion] We proved the Tories are out of touch, so why do they still think they know us so well?
Over the last year, we have seen the rise of populism in Western politics. ‘Dave’ Cameron, Trump, Farage, Macron and yes, even Jeremy Corbyn are politicians who, despite being far removed from your average Joe, purport to share the same … Continue reading [Opinion] How populism and the press hung our parliament
After Theresa May called upon the British people to “strengthen her hand” in negotiations with Brussels, they instead voted to weaken it and, as a result, the government as a whole. This is a direct result of a woeful campaign … Continue reading [Opinion] Brexit will be a disaster under this fragile government