Politics as we know it is at something of a crossroads. Brexit has thoroughly eroded confidence in the UK’s two-party system, with no clear majorities being found for either Labour or the Conservatives at the last general election. Additionally, the … Continue reading Finding Tory – What’s Gone Wrong With The Conservative Party?
I passionately believe in the concept of democracy. At its core, democracy means that power lies with the people, not their rulers. Alternatives like authoritarianism, communism or anarchism are, at their best, not too great at protecting the civil liberties … Continue reading Why Voting Is Pointless (Well… Sort Of)
As we wait for MPs to get back from their holibobs, with only the depressingly common stories of antisemitism within the Labour Party and far-right headbanging from within the Conservative Party to keep us company in the meantime, it’s worth … Continue reading Changing Of The Guard? – European Parliamentary Elections Explained
At the time of writing, it is almost inevitable that the UK is going to have to hold elections for the European Parliament. Three years after the 2016 referendum, we have so demonstrably failed to leave the EU that we … Continue reading The Idiot’s Guide To The EU
Indicative votes appear to be all but confirmed as the means to try and smash through the clogged U-bend of Parliament, the plunger of common sense that will finally dislodge through the claggy wad of Brexit. The principle of these … Continue reading Soft-Core Brexual Content – Indicative Votes Explained & What Is a “Norway-Style Deal?”
For what seems like a lifetime, we have read headlines time and again that ‘Theresa May tries to appease the ERG,’ or ‘The ERG announces that they will never support the backstop,’ or ‘ERG elect to drive Britain over the … Continue reading Elderly Red-Faced Gits – Just Who Are the ERG?
Boris Johnson. Inventor of the bicycle; Master of Wiff Waff; Master of Rugby Football; Master of Association Football; The British sense of self-deprecating humour in flesh incarnate and undisputed King of the Olympics. In her biography of Boris back in … Continue reading What a Massive Johnson