Politics

Our commentary and analysis on British politics, including elections, strategies, personalities - and what this all means for Britain.
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 Great British Break-Up
Can the United Kingdom survive another, far greater, constitutional crisis?
Zarlush Zaidi
Monarchs, Kings and Despots
Historical figures brought back to life.
Zeyd Anwar
Rishi Sunak: Mask Off
Beneath the chancellor’s spin shows a track record of devastating mistakes and a failure of governance.
Zeyd Anwar
When Does A Platform Become A Podium?
Politicians, social media and the banning of Trump.
Dr MacKenzie Common