So Political History Is Another Thing AOC Is Ignorant Of Then

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Soon enough it'll be shorter to print a listing of subjects that Alexandria Ocasio Cortez does know about. For she's shown here that to...

MPs Should Quit Social Media Says Parliamentary Health Watchdog

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There are two thoughts that flow from this insistence that, for the sake of their fragile mental health, Members of Parliament should quit Twitter...

9 November 1989 – We the people, the free and equal citizens of democracies,...

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Owen Jones and Grandpa Death can bugger off. And worse. The greatest single moment in human freedom. Take it away Mr. O'Rourke: The people in the...

What Really Drives The Bastards Batty

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The cliche is that it's personal ambition that propels most politicians. Unfortunately, I think it's true, at least for the biggest of them. What...

The Rotten Fruits of Socialism

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Ah yes, they're at it again.  Venezuela isn't real socialism.  North Korea isn't real socialism.  Cuba isn't real socialism.  In fact anywhere that's tried...

Public Electoral Funding Would Revolutionise Politics

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From our ever popular series of "Questions in Salon we can answer" comes this one about public electoral funding: Could public funding of elections revolutionize...

When Mueller Will Be Unleashed

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There's a lot of speculation about the Special Counsel investigating Russia interference in the US electoral process in 2016 and subsequently. While it is...

Beto’s A Hacker – Reuters Sat On Story Until Race Was Over

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Beto O'Rourke was a member of a teenage hacking crew. Perhaps the only interesting thing anyone's ever said about him actually. A Reuters reporter...

Labour’s Minimum Wage – Britain Can Be A Beacon To The World

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We do all, of course, want the UK to be a beacon of shining hope in this perilous and depressing world. Therefore we should...

Take Granny On Holiday – British Minister Fails To Understand Europeans

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The basic contention of Ukip and other Brexiteers is that Europe's a lovely place full of quite lovely people, Europeans, but it's all a...