The Tories After May

It’s not unusual for a party leader to resign the day after an election. For a party leader to be forced out of office by their own supporters after the polls have closed but before the results are in is a little more unusual. When Theresa May announced her resignation from Downing Street on Friday

Brexit and Migrant Women: What Does the Future Hold?

With Brexit still a very much undecided concept, and a second referendum, no-deal and Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement still very much on the table, it remains an uncertain time for many communities in the UK. Several mainstream media outlets have commented on the impact new immigration proposals will have upon various factions of Britain –

Britain After Brexit

Jon Bigger writes on the likely scene awaiting us and the UK’s decline as a world power – with or without the EU. It looks like Brexit might be delayed for a few months to allow more time for Theresa May to continue the best negotiations anyone has ever seen. May is the expert at

The Myth of a left wing Brexit

Brexit may have sections of the UK’s ruling elite at each other’s throat but it should be clear to everyone by now that while there will be winners and losers in that battle, the situation for the vast majority of us will continue to get worse. The European Union is a gigantic, undemocratic experiment in

The 2017 General Election – One Year On

Jon Bigger looks over the stumbling Parliamentary scene as Theresa May struggles with Brexit and Ireland. Theresa May is the figurehead of a government that could last a full five-year term or collapse at any moment. It is now just over a year since her party failed to win an overall majority at the last

John Bull believers face a rude awakening

Iain McKay writes on the collapse of the Tory economic plan and its dire “solutions” to the looming troubles of Brexit On every level Thatcherism is recognised to have failed, from the broken housing market, to railways unfit for purpose, a dysfunctional labour market etc. Or more correctly, the reality is being admitted but the

We must end the toffsplaining of capitalism

The UK leaving the European Union naturally dominates the news in Britain. At some point in the not-too-distant future the debate on a whole range of issue is going to shift. The ills of the modern world will no longer be seen as being caused by the undemocratic bureaucrats of Brussels or by immigrants. The