“Blackmail”

“Imagine if the Earth was turned upside-down but we kept the outlines of the map as if it hadn’t, and acted as if Canada was the same as it always was even though it was now blatantly Argentina. The politics of Britain is like that. The political landscape has fundamentally and obviously changed, but the…

An Open Letter To Brandon Lewis, MP

Brandon Lewis is the Conservative Party Member of Parliament for Great Yarmouth, and thus the representative in Parliament of myself and my family. In this, my third letter regarding the current Government’s lurch towards populist nationalism, I question him on his claim that the re-write of the ministerial code  is merely a “procedural” matter, and on the ongoing…

“Referendum”

“Surely, it is not in the interests of any representative democracy to legitimize, politically, the aims and methods of those who refuse to recognize the pluralism of opinion that representative democracy is.“ An article about the nationalist origins of the EU referendum. It originally appeared in the Lighthouse Literary Journal