Author: Josh White
Josh White is an associate editor at Souciant. A philosophy graduate, White wrote his thesis on Marx’s theory of history and international relations. He has also written for The New Statesman, Novara Media and EURACTIV. You can subscribe to him at Patreon.

Immigration has been a wedge issue for nationalists and conservatives to exploit for decades. The left must own this issue and stake its own claim on common sense. (More…)

Frank Underwood is gone, and Claire has taken his place. The president is dead. Long live the president. (More…)

Close to a million people can march for a just cause and still lose. This is why the march calling for a people’s vote needs more than noble intentions from below. (More…)

Haven’t you heard the news? The left hates Jews. That’s right, the left hates Jews. That’s the message the British media has been pushing since Jeremy Corbyn became Labour leader. But it doesn’t stop there. (More…)

The UK is on course to exit the European Union with no clear game plan. The Chequers deal was dead before it was put in writing. It was too much for the Tory hard-right to accept, and too much for the EU to concede. (More…)

The crisis never really ended. We just forgot about it. Everything that has gone wrong, from Brexit to Trump, is down to the crash. (More…)

Labour’s decision to adopt the full IHRA definition of anti-Semitism will backfire. Corbyn’s enemies will only sense weakness and move in to strike another blow. (More…)

The Labour Party is once again engulfed in the anti-Semitism scandal that has managed to reproduce itself continuously since Jeremy Corbyn became party leader. (More…)

As the UK enters the final countdown to Brexit, the country is divided and polarised. Everyone has to take a side. (More…)

Trump’s visit to the UK is an opportunity as much as it is a part of a crisis. The sky is full of military planes, and the police are preparing for the demonstrations. (More…)

Brexit has unleashed contradictions building up behind the UK establishment for decades. Theresa May is in office but not in power, as she faces a divided cabinet and a divided party. Meanwhile, Jeremy Corbyn is facing renewed pressure to back a second referendum. (More…)

In a long overdue meeting, Vladimir Putin sets off from his office to confront the ghosts of Russian history. First on the list is none other than Vladimir Lenin, the Bolshevik leader behind the October Revolution. Few meetings have been put off longer by the Oligarch-in-Chief. But, as a one-time communist, Putin remains haunted by Marx’s axiom that the past weighs lies like a nightmare upon the present. (More…)