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…)
Author: Josh WhiteJosh 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.
It was about time. After months of internal party squabbles, Jeremy Corbyn has decided to take a much more pro-Remain position in a fresh referendum call. (More…)
We’ve all seen it before. The parade of missiles through Tehran and the lockstep procession of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. (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. She barely made it to her third year.
On the other hand, it did feel like a decade. (More…)
The UK should resist the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States. But what should be done about the sexual assault claims in Sweden? (More…)
Shell-shocked by the Trump victory, European leaders have been captivated by the Mueller investigation into claims of Russian collusion. But it should be no surprise that the report fell short of expectations. (More…)
The UK campaign for a new referendum has gone from a faint call in the summer of 2016 to massive demonstrations outside Parliament. But can it really succeed? (More…)
UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid has ambitions to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May. He’s been beefing up his repertoire for nastiness ever since he took over in the wake of the Windrush scandal. (More…)
A new party is taking shape in British politics. Labour lost nine MPs in a week, and the Conservatives lost three over the same period. The Independent Group now has the same number of MPs as the Liberal Democrats — without a single vote being cast. (More…)
Far from taking an independent line, European leaders are following Donald Trump’s lead on the crisis in Venezuela. (More…)
They have a hand in everything. Everything that’s bad, that is. Russia, the subterfuge brand, has become the go-to bogeyman behind every major political upset in the West. That’s a lot of power to grant to a single country. Is it really true? (More…)
Not content with his expensive safari Christmas, Sajid Javid came home to bring in the New Year. What could have prompted such good cheer? (More…)