If there is one word to describe British politics in it’s current state, it has to be volatile. Nearly anywhere you look, there is conflict, dispute and utter chaos. One thing that is unique is that all of the major parties have leaders who are either in a weak, or in some cases a precarious position. It really isn’t hard to imagine all of the … Continue reading It’s Not Hard to Envisage All the Main Parties Having a Leadership Election Over the Next Few Months
Amid the chaos that has been engulfing Westminster since the cabinet’s outing at Chequers last week, there has been wide speculation over the future of the Prime Minister, Theresa May. Much of this speculation is based around a theory that she will lose a no-confidence vote, once 48 letters have been sent to the Chairman of the 1922 Committee, Sir Graham Brady, however as it … Continue reading The Chequers Deal Will Be The Prime Minister’s Downfall
“Oh, Jeremy Corbyn” is what was sung by the jubilant crowds greeting the Labour leader at Glastonbury last year. He had pulled off the impossible, by wiping out Theresa May’s majority and defying the mainstream media in the process. The crowds were predominantly younger supporters of Mr. Corbyn, who see him as the “absolute boy” and had an ounce of hope that he could fix … Continue reading The Cult of Corbyn is Falling Apart
We’ve been here before. There have been many times over her Chancellorship, that we have asked “is this the end of Merkel?”, so far the answer has been no, but this could all be set to change. This week Chancellor Merkel faces her biggest challenge since becoming the Chancellor of Germany at this weeks EU Summit. This is because of an ongoing dispute between Merkel … Continue reading The End of Merkel?
With the midterms only a matter of months away, one of the key questions for the Democrats is what direction will the party go in. Many of its supporters in big metropolitan cities have been putting forward the case for the party to move to the left, especially after how successful Bernie Sanders was during the 2016 election. However, the party machine, has neglected to … Continue reading The Democratic Establishment Will Continue to Suppress it’s Progressive Wing
As the G7 concludes its meeting for another year, it had be marred by the disputes between the leaders of the other six nations and the US over the recent introduction of tariffs on goods and resources such as steel. One of the most interesting things to emerge out of the meeting was the near unanimous denunciation of Trump’s call for Russia to re-join the … Continue reading Trump, and Conte, are right about Russia. . . they should be readmitted to the G7
Spain has entered unprecedented times in its post-Francoist era with the Socialist Party successfully winning a vote of no-confidence in Mariano Rajoy, the leader of the centre-right People’s Party and Prime Minister for the last 6 and a half years, after a string of corruption scandals that had tarred his party for the last few years reached its height with the party Treasurer, Luis Bárcenas, … Continue reading Ciudadanos are the Real Winners of Rajoy’s Departure