Author: Josh White

The race to the bottom is on. With the launch of GB News and UK News TV in the offing, British news media is about to get even worse. (More…)

I keep trying to forget about Brexit, but the Leavers won’t let us. Brexiteers are triumphant, though not all of them feel so victorious – despite getting almost everything they wanted. At least the Tories will have to own this failure. (More…)

The UK is heading for a Brexit dreamscape amid talk of deploying the navy to “defend our fish”. (More…)

The British right hoped it could ‘remake’ Britain through Brexit. Though its hopes have been exposed as dangerous fantasies, the Tories remain hooked on disaster nationalism. (More…)

The British premier can’t be happy with the results of the US election. Boris Johnson’s fantasy of an Anglo-American pivot away from Europe has been dashed. (More…)

Just six months into the Starmer era, the Labour Party has cleansed its shadow cabinet of its most left-wing politicians and suspended Jeremy Corbyn. So it should be clear to everyone what Keir Starmer is really about. (More…)

‘Singapore on the Thames.’ Unless you’ve been under a rock, such fantasies of UK 2.0 have been a constant throughout Brexit. (More…)

The Battleground was launched in January 2019 in response to the rise of populism around the world and the failure of traditional media to account for this paradigm shift. (More…)

Standing on the white cliffs of Dover on a good day, you can look across the English Channel and just about see the French coast. (More…)