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Stuck In a Car

I have just spent two days in a cramped Vauxhall Astra chauffeuring my brother, his wife, her sister and her brother-in-law. It was an interesting…


Ireland and Brexit – Now What?

Ireland, we were told by Boris Johnson and his coterie of Leave campaigners, was not a problem. It was a non-issue dreamt up by the…


Goodbye Democracy?

It has become a political fact of life that democracy on both sides of the Atlantic is under severe threat. The latest proof of this…



Blame Newt

The blame for today’s polarised world is most often laid at the door of President Trump. He is credited with climbing to power on the…


The Rise of Jew Hatred in the UK

On the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz British author Michelle Shine writes for the W&Y on the rise of anti-Semitism. The phrase ‘Never Again’…



Capitalism—New Lease of Life?

The resounding defeat of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party has revived the cries for “Responsible Capitalism.” Corbyn is a not so thinly-disguised old style socialist. He…


New Year, Bad Start

2020 was never going to be a good year. A veritable armoury of Damocles swords hangs over us—Brexit, Ukraine, impeachment, tariffs, the cohesion of the…