31 March 2020
The coronavirus crisis has exposed political leaders as wanting. The systematic bungling by Boris Johnson’s government is summed up by the fact that he, his health secretary and the chief medical adviser have all tested positive for the virus.
04 February 2020
“I have taken great care not to deride, bewail, or execrate human actions, but to understand them, ” the great philosopher Baruch Spinoza wrote in the Introduction to his Political Treatise, unfinished when he died in 1677.
21 January 2020
Now Boris Johnson really has to “get Brexit done”. Formally leaving the European Union (EU) on 31 January is one thing. Settling the real relationship between Britain and what will remain its biggest market is quite another.
22 October 2019
A very big protest took place in London last weekend calling for a “People’s Vote” on leaving the European Union (EU).
20 August 2019
Labour will commit to holding a referendum on a Brexit deal, if there is a general election in autumn, with an option to remain in the European Union (EU).
19 August 2019
Whether you voted Leave or Remain, we should all defend migrants’ rights writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
06 August 2019
The European Union (EU) is pumping £95 million into an army of drones to monitor refugees in the Mediterranean Sea.