Tag: Theresa May

Britain’s departure from the European Union was a day of jubilation for some and mourning for others. Many people are still clinging to easy answers and false hopes. It’s time to sober up. (More…)

It was inevitable that Brexit Day would be a day of mourning for some and of celebration for others. Some of us did our best to ignore it. (More…)

X left defeated by x far-right. It doesn’t matter where it is. It always happens, in every country.

It happens so regularly, in fact, you’d think it was preprogrammed. Conspiracy theory, anyone? (More…)

“I’ve applied for Irish citizenship.” Pre-Brexit, this would have been amazing to hear in a cut-glass accent by a late-middle-aged upper-class British woman. But Brexit was looming and she didn’t want any hassle commuting to her country home, in France. (More…)

We all love bad guys. We love to watch them rise and fall. But most of all we have a stake in ‘bad guys’ because it means we can play the good guys. (More…)

Once Boris Johnson won, it was clear the cabinet would be remade to suit his agenda. He jettisoned half the team and brought Sajid Javid, Dominic Raab, Michael Gove and Priti Patel into the top tier, but he also drew on the Tory Party’s network of right-wing activists and social media gurus. (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…)

Though the chimes of Big Ben, looming over the Palace of Westminster, are silent, the bell has finally tolled for Prime Minister Theresa May. (More…)

And yet there is hope. Today, on 1 April (Yes, April Fool’s Day,) the UK parliament debates the Revoke Article 50 petition.  For those who say petitions are useless,  this shows that when government is not listening, at least citizens can be heard and influence the political process. (More…)