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The SNP's Strong Leadership Has Been Crucial to its Success

The SNP's success has been due to the disillusionment with Westminster, true. But its successful and strategic cult of leadership cannot be ignored.
John Lloyd

What Keir Starmer Can Learn From the History of Labour Leader Documentaries

Keir Starmer's interest in undertaking a-fly-on-the-wall documentary to revive his faltering leadership is a classic move in the history of Labour leaders.
Christopher Massey

A Renewal of the Special Relationship

In a post-Trump order, the Atlantic Charter signals a fresh start to international relations.
Alexander Brotman

Labour Doesn’t Have a Story For How The Pandemic Ends

Political storytelling will dictate how the pandemic is remembered. The Labour Party doesn’t have a clue.
Zeyd Anwar

Labour Must Look to its Opportunities and Beyond its Failures

Rather than focusing on its history, Labour should see beyond the past and towards a better future.
Mike Buckley

We've Been Here Before

Tory sleaze and cronyism is nothing new — it is a by-product of a party too comfortable with political power and little accountability.
Zeyd Anwar

A World Without Illusions

A Promised Land is the 44th US President’s political bildungsroman.
Zarlush Zaidi

The Strange Rebirth of a Defunct System

The message of Brexit was a reassertion of democratic nation statehood, not a desire to return to the age of empire.
John Lloyd

The Alt-Right's Meme Affair

How white supremacy thrives off meme culture.
Kate Naylor

The Great British Break-Up

Can the United Kingdom survive another, far greater, constitutional crisis?
Zarlush Zaidi