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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…


That Time of Year

It’s that time of year again. No, I don’t mean the season of good will, holly, mistletoe, reindeer, white-bearded elves, and midnight mass. I mean…


The oldest lesson in politics

It came as the biggest “I told you so” in political history. A great night for Tories, pollsters, and Brexit. A bad night for Labour,…


BBC bias is not a problem

Note: This piece was written during the election but went unpublished. I’m posting it here given the recent attacks on the BBC from both the…