Wednesday, 12 December 2018

The speech that made the difference: why John Bercow is the new Geoffrey Howe

When historians look back on the events of the past few weeks, what will be the event they point to..

By Simon Targett


Friday, 7 December 2018

Why the fall of Calais provides the best historical precedent for Brexit

As Leavers and Remainers prepare to cast their vote on Theresa May’s European Union Withdrawal Agreement, they have been busy..

By Simon Targett


Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Theresa May should learn from the CEO playbook - talk less, listen more

“Hear! Hear!” That’s the familiar cry from MPs when they express their approval for a speech in the House of..

By Simon Targett


Friday, 23 November 2018

Thanksgiving used to heal America’s divisions - for how much longer?

Every year at this time in November, Americans, metaphorically speaking, shape their hands into a “T” and call “Time Out”...

By Simon Targett


Thursday, 22 November 2018

Message to business leaders from the Ghosn case: do the right thing

The arrest of Carlos Ghosn, one of the most powerful executives in the automobile industry, sends a clear message to..

By Simon Targett