There is little pleasure in this blog having anticipated the end of representative democracy as a credible system of political leadership and governance, in the face of the far right coup whose current face is de Pfeffel Johnson, resulting in the UK as a deeply dark failed state. It is worth providing a summary of where we are, though, as the resistance tries to launch a turnaround from the crisis…
The local government elections 2019 tells us relatively little about Brexit – but everything about the serial liars now leading England’s two major political parties and the ongoing death of UK representative democracy.
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
Probably the least convincing part of Roth’s ‘The Plot Against America’ is the denouement. Lindbergh’s widow appeals for a turn away from KKK-led violence; Roosevelt is reelected; equilibrium (and the ‘American way’) is restored. In the epilogue, it is explained quite plausibly that it was a Nazi plot all along. I await Mrs Trump’s corresponding