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Bad Medicine

It was George Osborne’s genius that he was able to make a virtue of his chosen vice.

For a man who ideologically desires austerity - but who is smart enough to understand that the public do not share that desire - the global financial crisis was a gift. He could - with a sad and sombre mask to hide his glee - slash away at public services and heap the blame on the Labour Party.

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May 28th 2019

War, War, What Is It Good For?

In the old days we would just have had a civil war and been done with it. The truth is that the polarisation of the British demos is getting worse, not better, as time since...
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May 24th 2019

Something Better Change

Nigel Farage has felled another Tory Prime Minister. This time before the results of the vote were even announced. The erstwhile UKIP Leader has been the tail that wagged the Tory dog for years now...
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May 14th 2019

Animal Farm

All elections are equal but some elections are more equal than others. Take the round of locals earlier this month. Does it matter that both the Tories and Labour were punished at the polls? Of...
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April 18th 2019

Will the Circle be Unbroken?

This was not supposed to happen. Theresa May’s timeline for Brexit was constructed backwards from the upcoming European elections - with the express intention of avoiding them. Article 50 provides a two year window for...
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March 29th 2019

Into The Woods

Parliamentarians were today held hostage in the Commons on a day when they had planned to be in their constituencies, talking to their constituents. Of course, for some MPs this is a blessing. Their constituents...
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