Why are the best MPs on the backbenches and what are they doing there?

British politics at the moment is dominated by one issue – Brexit. A referendum supposedly fought to 'take back control' now sees the Prime Minister taking over negotiations as she can not rely on her Cabinet or her own Party. There is no majority in Parliament for any of the rumoured solutions – none of [...]

UK CULTURE WARS – DIVERSITY AND THE FUTURE OF POLITICS

. . . AND HOW THE RIGHT DIVIDES US I live in one of the hippest areas in the world – according to the San Francisco Chronicle - a district which saw the industrial revolution, then dereliction and now redevelopment. We have both a discount supermarket and a convenience store that stocks Bollinger. Where the [...]