Tag Archives: General Election

May Election in June

  When the prime minister called this election the prospect of a Labour victory appeared fanciful. There were seemingly foolhardy protestations that the yawning gulf measured by opinion pollsters might be reduced, but surely not significantly so? Theresa May has … Continue reading

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Personality Culture

  There are two Jeremy Corbyns. There is the strawman version, stuffed by the media and set up for pelting; then there‚Äôs the real one. Since being elected to the leadership of the Labour Party the latter has had to … Continue reading

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Flash View 1

  The Tories are using Brexit to stage a political coup. By harnessing voters across ideological boundaries around this issue they intend strengthening their position in government by encouraging a narrow British nationalism. The EU bureaucracy needs very little encouragement … Continue reading

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