The two “moderate” blocs that have run the European Parliament for decades have seen their control torn away in the recent elections.
The Tories faced a wipeout at this week’s European elections.
For the second time in his presidency, Donald Trump has threatened to destroy a whole country.
Who is the most successful British politician of the 21st century? The depressing answer, according to the election expert John Curtice, is Nigel Farage.
The Jeremy Kyle TV show has been suspended after a guest died just days after filming an episode.
The Tories are in near-terminal collapse. They cannot pass legislation, they cannot resolve Brexit and their supporters are jumping ship to the racists of the Brexit Party.
The trade war between the US and China ratcheted up a notch over the past week.
The decision to end academic Noah Carl’s research fellowship is a victory for campaigning.
Local elections in England last week reflected a deep crisis of mainstream politics
In many ways Gavin Williamson, the sacked Tory defence secretary, is a preposterous figure. As chief whip, he helped Theresa May become prime minister. Promoted to defence secretary in November 2017, he struck hawkish poses.
The latest smear of antisemitism against Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is another attempt to discredit the left and its opposition to war.
After a week of protests during the “International Rebellion” for climate change, political leaders have agreed to talks with the Extinction Rebellion (XR) direct action group.
Tommy Robinson is a danger to Muslims, minorities and working class people. Everyone has to make sure he isn’t elected as an MEP for the North West of England on 23 May.
There are two common mistakes about Brexit. The first is that it is necessarily a coherent right wing project about achieving an even more radical form of neoliberalism than currently prevails in Britain.
Local elections will take place in 248 English councils on Thursday of next week.
Extinction Rebellion (XR) has been a stunning success. Its action has helped to expose the urgency of the threat posed by climate change—and insisted that tackling it cannot be postponed.
I’m sure there are very many people who feel the Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests in London over Easter mark a watershed.
Ordinary people have responded in a huge variety of ways to the political and economic crisis ravaging the system.
The Extinction Rebellion (XR) revolt this week is inspiring. Crucially, like the school students’ climate strikes, it has seen a move from words to action.
Jean-Paul Sartre wrote a brilliant novel called The Reprieve, set during the Munich crisis of September 1938. He showed how the agreement that ended the crisis solved nothing, simply postponing the outbreak of the Second World War by a year.