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Vanity Fair

After Blair, two more party leaders have a day in the sun

28 February 2017 · Leave a comment

Blair, Remain and why fact-checkers miss the point

The ex-PM’s speech is a starting point

20 February 2017 · Leave a comment

Clive Lewis, Kremlinology, and the Corbyn end game

Tipping point for Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour leadership?

8 February 2017 · Leave a comment

All Out War, by Tim Shipman: a remainer’s review

Vivid, energetic, gloomy.

30 January 2017 · 7 Comments

Minding our peace and queues

A most unBritish turn of events

19 January 2017 · 3 Comments

What would Rob do? Why The Archers holds the key to understanding what Donald Trump – and Nigel Farage – will do next

An unholy trinity

29 November 2016 · 2 Comments

Electoral reform: one out of four ain’t good enough

The idea of reducing the size of the House of Commons is cynicism masquerading as idealism

15 November 2016 · Leave a comment

Politics in crisis: the role of the polls

Polls are taking on a life of their own. It isn’t their fault.

10 November 2016 · Leave a comment

Beyond ‘Brexit means Brexit’: report from the Conservative conference

This ‘real Conservative’ government could be a Labour/Ukip coalition

6 October 2016 · Leave a comment

Smoke and mirrors as Vote Leave rebrand themselves as Change Britain

They want to work together. Honest. HONEST.

12 September 2016 · Leave a comment

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