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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 · 1 Comment

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

After Brexit – five questions for the Labour party

It’s down to tactics now, as the Labour leadership struggle rumbles on. Angela Eagle is, we hear, poised to strike. Personally, I’d advise that Ms Eagle and Mr Smith make … Continue reading

4 July 2016 · Leave a comment

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