SEVEN NATION BARMY – Corbyn Kicked Out of Labour Party

Just a few short years ago, I saw Jeremy Corbyn speak to the Glastonbury crowds firsthand. Luckily, I wasn’t too drunk or sunburnt at that particular moment, so I remember it pretty vividly. He spoke with passion and verve about his vision for a new, more egalitarian future. Tens of thousands around the fields of…

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LACKING PANACHE-VILLE: The Final Presidential Debate

I’m not going to lie, I stocked up for last night’s debate. The first Presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden was so utterly, excruciatingly bad that I wanted to gouge my eyes out, stick hot pokers in my ears and never speak to anyone again. Essentially, it made me want to deliberately emulate…

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A-Starm Bells Are Ringing

The gloves are off. Sir Keir Starmer, Leader of the Opposition and leader of the Labour Party, has come across as measured, competent and dull over the course of the pandemic, according to opinion polls. For those who despair at the Johnson government’s handling of the crisis, this might not be such a bad thing.…

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Fly-ce Presidential Debate

Another week, another bout of insomnia, another debate. And good Lord almighty, what a week it’s been for President Trump and his inner circle. I’m not entirely sure why I’m avoiding writing about British politics at the moment. Perhaps it’s because the weather’s changed and the air feels quite ominous. Perhaps it’s because the coronavirus…

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