If Labour Thinks It’s All About Brexit They’re In For An Interesting Surprise

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The post-election analysis within Labour seems to be thinking that it was all about Brexit. If only the party had done whatever it was...

At Least Chakrabortty Has Moved On From East Berlin, 1953

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Aditya Chakrabortty's insistence on what Labour needs to do now. It is a little move on from Brecht: Add to that: teaching political and...

This Is Called “Democracy” Polly

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There's a reason we use this system too. This one called democracy: The nightmare has happened. The worst of men is elected prime minister. The...

Can You Feel It? That Bright New Rosy Fingered Dawn Appearing Above The Country?

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OK, obviously, it'll all get cocked up soon enough, every Parliament does have its Neverland, but still....

Pete Buttigieg And That Promise To McKinsey

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Whether Mayor Pete actually is keeping his word or he's trying to hide something dodgy we're about to find out. But that basic idea,...

Tu Quoque – The Lad Treated On The Floor Of The Hospital

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Apparently, that the National Health Service is not very good at providing health service is proof that the country is descending into fascism: What weโ€™re...

Citizens Are Doing It For Themselves

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Perhaps this is just one of those lessons that needs to be relearned every generation or two - that conservatism works. That his is...

The Guardian’s Inability To Understand

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Yes, obviously, there is the Daily Mash's insistence that The Guardian is always wrong, about everything. But this is a quite remarkable missing of...

How Does Anyone Think Political News Used To Work?

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Having actually worked in politics, in the dissemination of political news even, there's an important question to ask The Guardian here. How do you...

John McDonnell’s Finally Making Sense – For A Marxist

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John McDonnell tells us that he's going to make every household in the country ยฃ6,700 a year better off by getting rid of those...