Rupert Thomson’s 2005 novel – Divided Kingdom – provides a powerful metaphor for Brexit Britain. Possibly the only credible solutions now require the break up of the nation state and radical devolution within a progressive Europe.
100 days from the probable disgrace of leaving the EU, how May and Corbyn have colluded in the further destruction of what was once a functioning UK democracy
I have been privileged recently to visit Ushuaia – the southernmost Argentine city branded as ‘the end of the world’ for its proximity and gateway status to Antarctica. It has a beautiful setting on the Beagle Channel between Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, with the dramatic Andes dropping into the sea through the spectacular Tierra del
As someone who has spent a lot of time in and around Coventry in the last few years, I can sincerely congratulate the city on becoming Government’s designated ‘UK City of Culture 2021’. I can also predict with absolute confidence that the city will make a success of the title. However, coming in the immediate
The terminal decline of representative democracy has been a theme of this blog for a couple of years. Does the 2017 General Election (GE2017) and its unfolding aftermath change this at all? On the face of it, voters have managed to give a considerable rebuff to an arrogant Governing party who had wilfully misinterpreted a