Politics

26. 07. 2016
There’s one constant thread running through the post-Brexit chaos: if ever there was a time to bring people together to help transform our corrupted and dysfunctional political system, through some kind of progressive alliance, this has to be it. The depths plumbed through...
Politics
24. 07. 2016
To be honest, the last month has been just about the most depressing month in my whole political life, though I would probably have to admit to blanking a couple of Election results during that time! So there’s obviously only one way to deal with any residual blues: help...
Politics
27. 06. 2016
For a couple of hours on Friday morning, for the first time ever, I felt old. At the age of 65 (nearly 66!), I am old, but I’ve never actually felt old. All it took were a few clips of Farage, Johnson and Gove, plus interviews with the likes of Liam Fox and Neil Hamilton (...
Politics
21. 06. 2016
It’s hard to believe that the single most important decision that the citizens of the UK have been asked to make in a very, very long time, may all come down to two imponderable questions. The first is about turnout on the day. There are still a huge number of people who...
Politics
16. 06. 2016
It’s uncomfortable having to think back to 1996. At that time, there was still a real sense of hope that the agreements stuck at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, four years earlier, could still translate rapidly into real change on the ground. Unfortunately, that hope...
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