Tories

Obesity is a class issue

Obesity is often a proxy indicator of poverty, mental health issues or both in Britain. For all their talk of a “levelling up”, the Tories have never in their decade in government shown a serious effort to address either. Their current “war on obesity” is nothing but window dressing and distraction.

28th July 2020 // 3 Comments

The Johnson Cummings élite death cult

They live on the planet where it is considered perfectly normal for family members to live in a castle, as Wakefield’s parents do, or to have a private wood you can stroll in, like The Cummings do. It is the world of the rich and powerful, the world of the ruling class

26th May 2020 // 1 Comment

Analysing a disastrous result

This was not only a devastating defeat for the left and progressive forces, but a huge victory for English nationalism.

12th February 2020 // 3 Comments

British Conservative Party tacks right

Ian Parker looks at the shape of the Tory Party as a reflection of quasi-fascist ideological ideas now present in British political life.

31st December 2019 // 0 Comments

Change the Record

Cameron’s book “For the Record” reeks of entitlement. If you disliked him already, this book will have you practically throwing up.

2nd December 2019 // 0 Comments

Have the election after a vote on Brexit

Boris Johnson has looked into a muddy ditch and decided that’s not where he wants to die writes Alan Thornett. Since the day he became Tory leader he has insisted that he [...]

25th October 2019 // 0 Comments

Only Labour can stop Johnson’s coup

John McDonnell is absolutely right to say that Johnson’s suspension of Parliament is a “very British coup”, writes Andy Stowe. A government of hard right ideologues is [...]

28th August 2019 // 1 Comment

Confrontation looming on Brexit

With Parliament neutralised by the summer recess, battle lines are being drawn for the biggest constitutional crisis in modern times when it comes back next month, writes Alan Davies.

16th August 2019 // 0 Comments

Boris Johnson and Billie Eilish

Johnson’s inevitable election as Tory leader marks the transformation of the Conservatives into a Trumpesque, hard right populist party.

11th July 2019 // 2 Comments

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