Over the last 18 months, politics has become more emotive, polarised and tribal than ever before. If you’re to believe social media, it would be easy to think the whole world divides neatly into two categories: you’re either a racist Brexiteer or a liberal Remoaner, a Corbynista or a Blairite, a Globalist or a Nationalist. The… Continue reading The Grey Area
I have big news. Get ready with the BBC style bongs: BONG! At the beginning of December the lovely people at Bloomsbury Education got in touch to ask if I would like to write a book for them. After deciding that an Ed Miliband “Hell Yes!” gif wasn’t the most professional response I pieced together a… Continue reading Big News
Originally posted on Tim Paramour:
“Labour will get its strength back, the Lib Dems will fight by-elections wearing sandals and the Tories will bugger us all. The sun will rise, the sun will set and, like an episode of The Simpsons, everything will go back to how it was at the start.” Full disclosure of…
This guest post comes from Alex Hunter, Insights & Analytics Director for Hearth Group and a longstanding Labour member. He shares his thoughts on the role policy has to play in the era of the political slogan. On the 18th of February 2017, Donald Trump held a rally in Florida where supporters held aloft signs… Continue reading “Take Back Control” and the Death of the Policy
I don’t know if you heard but on Friday morning an ex. Prime Minister gave a speech about the EU. You know the one: haunted look, manic smile, constantly on edge as if he’s seeing ghosts – oh and a bloody good orator. It’s a sad state of affairs when the only person in the Labour party… Continue reading Who Are The Blairites?