Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Down with groupthink and fashion

As the Founding Fathers might have said: we hold this truth to be self-evident. Politics is increasingly bound up with..

By Bruce Anderson


Thursday, 25 August 2016

Theresa May will not find it easy to create Tory hegemony

British politics has rarely been more interesting or more uncertain. It is hard enough to make sense of the recent..

By Bruce Anderson


Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Theresa May looks the part but she needs to be more collegiate

She looks the part. Less than two months ago, very few voters expected that we were about to have a..

By Bruce Anderson


Monday, 18 July 2016

Theresa May's team is not built to last

It was not a reshuffle: not even a reconstruction of the government. It was more like one of Stalin’s purges...

By Bruce Anderson


Thursday, 14 July 2016

What might have been: the lost leaders, Rocard, Strauss-Kahn, Petraeus, Gove and Hague

Lenin said that whole decades can pass without anything happening. Then there is a week in which a decade’s worth..

By Bruce Anderson


Monday, 11 July 2016

What Theresa May should do

Talk about shock and awe: the combination will ensure that Theresa May’s Premiership has a honeymoon period. For a start,..

By Bruce Anderson


Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Will Theresa "Nasty Party" May be a nice Prime Minister?

Theresa May has the Big Mo, or at least the Big Moo. It will be hard to prevent her from..

By Bruce Anderson


Friday, 1 July 2016

Bye Bye Boris. Stephen Crabb for Prime Minister

My name is Borismandias, clown of clowns. Look on my works, ye, mighty, and laugh. If you had submitted the..

By Bruce Anderson


Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Clown Prince Boris must be stopped

‘A week is a long time in politics’ was Harold Wilson’s adage. It has become a cliché, though often resurrected..

By Bruce Anderson