Escaping the barraging beast of Brexit is one of many refreshing things about being in China. Either because it’s not happened yet, because it will happen at some point, or because it still isn’t clear what it means, no one in Britain seems happy with the state of Brexit. Chinese politics may be quite beastly itself, but here I don’t feel surrounded by the same … Continue reading The elephant in the room
The widely respected Guy Verhofstadt, evidently frustrated by further Brexit failings and downfalls – caused and felt by the British – vented some of this frustration. Calling out the Conservative Party for dragging the whole of Britain down with thier self-interested party catfight. A catfight which the EU Brexit co-ordinator points out has created a dibilitating existentional problem for the rest of us. However surely, … Continue reading Brexit: An avoidable Existential Problem
While the old adage is generally true that elections are fought and won in the centre ground, the very fact that the two behemoths of the Conservative Party and of Labour are actually opposing each other on nearly every policy, is only good for “liberal democracy”. Continue reading The Strange Death of British Centrism After Brexit
Power is not a lapdog that obediently sits and awaits orders – it is a retched, terrifying thing that needs constant reassurance and fuel for its fire. Power is not necessarily something the UK needs right now. The UK needs its “Wilderness Years”. Continue reading Our Place Out The Sun
The countdown is on to the General Election 2017 and as Corbyn said in his first campaign speech on Thursday “It’s the people against the powerful.” With the title of this article, I’m presuming many of you are a proud remoaner and you’re not about to let Cruella de May and her 329 Tory MPs shit all over the next five years of your hopes … Continue reading I voted remain – so should I vote Lib Dem or Labour?