Author: Josh White

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…)

Anti-lockdown marches in London have brought together very confused people into direct contact with anti-vaxxers and far-right activists. (More…)

Dread has been the new normal since the 2019 election. The hopes of a generation were dashed in one night. Worse still, the lowest forces in politics came out on top. 12 December was a blowout for Britain’s far-right. (More…)

The British have a terrible habit of leaving entire countries in tatters. (More…)