Nine months ago, María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, then President of the United Nations General Assembly, opened an event on Women in Power. Her message was stark: if we continue the … Continue reading 2019: a roundup of women in politics
The toxic, burning embarrassment of this government’s record on the environment is laid bare by Boris Johnson’s cowardice. For too long, politics has completely ignored the state of the climate … Continue reading Election debate summary – Boris’ icy, block-headed ignorance on climate change
As I write this, Boris Johnson is in the midst of revealing his manifesto for the looming December 12 election. Coming just hours after a new poll suggested the Tories … Continue reading 2019 Election: lies, fakery and subterfuge – is Britain’s Orwellian dystopia the new normal?
Accused by keen Brexit proponents of continually trying to frustrate Brexit, yet lauded by others as the honourable upholder of parliamentary rule, John Bercow is a hugely polarising character. Regardless … Continue reading Bercow’s Brexit: Mr Speaker’s legacy and the political omnishambles
The scathing and ‘hard-hitting’ report, by Sir Martin Moore-Bick, hit the headlines yesterday after it was leaked to national paper, The Daily Telegraph. But what does the media response to … Continue reading Scapegoating the brave: Grenfell Tower report and media response come under the microscope
Since Boris Johnson became Prime Minister, we have passed no legislation, with the exception of the Domestic Abuse Bill. Our Parliament simply isn’t working. It’s not functioning. Yesterday, we heard … Continue reading Brexit: The beginning of the end? It’s not even the end of the beginning
According to Sun Tzu’s ‘Art of War’, all warfare is based on deception. And there is no greater deceiver than our Prime Minister, whose mask of affable tomfoolery and “jolly … Continue reading Boris Johnson and his cult of personality – what’s next for our faux fop of a Prime Minister?