Tuesday, 12 September 2017

We should value the institutions of religion

Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair’s former spin doctor, once infamously interrupted the PM mid-interview to declare “we don’t do God.” It..

By Benjamin Clayton


Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Brexit negotiations really are as complex as the moon landing: an expert guide

When David Davis, Britain’s head negotiator, declared that Brexit negotiations are “as complicated as [the] moon landing,” others laughed. They..

By Benjamin Clayton


Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Brexit or no Brexit, I love Britain either way

Remainers lament a “little Britain” drifting off into introspective irrelevance, whilst Brexiteers grieve for the once great seat of an..

By Benjamin Clayton


Monday, 14 August 2017

In defence of Theresa May

Power is a fickle lover. Twelve months ago, Mrs May bestrode British politics, the last woman standing after an orgy..

By Benjamin Clayton


Monday, 7 August 2017

London calling: Britain's economic engine is stalling

It has been a bad year for London, but the next few years might be even worse. A dangerous cocktail..

By Benjamin Clayton


Monday, 31 July 2017

Austerity might be bad, but debt is worse

Austerity is out of fashion. Throngs bayed for its extermination during the 2017 general election and, after seven painful years..

By Benjamin Clayton