Friday, 20 January 2017

Juliet Peck: A life in memories

Juliet: A Life in Memories. Georgiana Campbell, Eland, 2016 This book exhausts superlatives and arouses emotion to the point of catharsis...

By Bruce Anderson

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Don't let Boris Wooster bugger up Brexit

This has been a crucial week for Theresa May – and a successful one. Last weekend, the mutterings were growing...

By Bruce Anderson

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Israel's policies are sowing the seeds of a future tragedy

Israel and Palestine: has any international problem ever attracted so much intellectual energy, so much passion? But that might be..

By Bruce Anderson

Monday, 9 January 2017

Theresa may not be up to it

In politics, luck is crucial. It might seem surprising to cite Margaret Thatcher’s career as evidence for that proposition: not..

By Bruce Anderson

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Trump is a bombastic horse's ass, but give him a chance

What a year, and there is more to come. When the calendar changes, there is normally a gush of facile..

By Bruce Anderson

Monday, 5 December 2016

The Supreme Court Brexit challenge just got fascinating

For the next four days, we can forget about sound-bites, twitterings and the general meretriciousness which often afflicts current politics...

By Bruce Anderson

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Watch out for Hammond, the potential PM no one saw coming

Whenever two or three MPs are gathered together, they will quickly move on to that fascinating topic. Who will be..

By Bruce Anderson

Monday, 21 November 2016

Our judges are great. Let's see what they say on Article 50

Anyone who enjoys intellectual debate will pray that the counsels of caution do not prevail. The Government is being advised to..

By Bruce Anderson

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

President Trump: What happens next

It was the most remarkable night in the history of democratic politics. It may also prove to be the most..

By Bruce Anderson