Tag: Margaret Thatcher

Fringe groups can do serious damage to democracy. We’ve seen just how dangerous they can be with the killing of Jo Cox. (More…)

Labour’s devastating defeat has reopened an old debate about England’s future. Labour leadership contenders David Lammy and Rebecca Long-Bailey have issued calls for ‘civic nationalism’ and ‘progressive patriotism’. (More…)

The Brexit debate is often framed as a vicious bout with liberal Europhile centrists in one corner and conservative Eurosceptic nationalists in the other. Anyone in between is knocked out of view. (More…)

Bolsover is a long way from Westminster. It’s an old mining town, mostly white British and ageing, where the factories have closed and the mines have been filled in. This is Labour country, but it’s also Brexit country, too. (More…)

It’s hard to believe that Theresa May was once seen as Thatcher 2.0. The British press would regularly say that May will run the country for the next 10 years. (More…)