Written By: - Date published: 10:30 am, September 5th, 2019 - 39 comments
As Brexit fades our British parent country into a globally forgettable social embarrassment, we should remind ourselves that the only international politics of any impact on us is within Asia. There, as elsewhere, structured relationships are starting to crumble and impact upon us. This is because Asia in the past decade has undergone remarkable transformation […]
Written By: - Date published: 7:15 am, September 4th, 2019 - 20 comments
“The bill will attempt to extend the date of Brexit to January 31, 2020 in the event of no deal being agreed or passed through Parliament. If the bill passes Boris Johnson is expected to call a general election.”
Updated: Bill passed second reading. 21 Conservative MPs effectively expelled from parliamentary party. Boris wants a new election. Corbyn reluctant.. Blond clusterfuck.
Updated: And Boris Johnson just lost vote for a general election.
Written By: - Date published: 8:57 am, August 3rd, 2019 - 30 comments
in England the Conservatives have lost a safe seat in a by election to the SDP. And from Ireland comes a cunning plan that would obliterate Johnson’s majority.
Written By: - Date published: 10:31 am, June 8th, 2019 - 22 comments
In the United Kingdom politics is becoming very unstable with the surge of the new Brexit Party, a Conservative Party that no longer knows what it stands for and Labour also shedding significant support to other parties with clearer positions on Brexit.
Written By: - Date published: 11:56 am, May 25th, 2019 - 68 comments
Theresa May has announced that she is to stand down as UK Prime Minister.
Written By: - Date published: 6:24 pm, April 2nd, 2019 - 28 comments
Theresa May is entering the Brexit death spiral. Her last real chance to get her own preferred deal over the line will happen in a Tory cabinet meeting overnight. But what are the other options?
UPDATE: May has now invited Jeremy Corbyn for talks on a soft Brexit. But will the Labour leader be in a mood to help?
Written By: - Date published: 12:32 pm, March 29th, 2019 - 97 comments
Watching from the opposite side of the world it is hard to imagine how badly the Conservative Party has handled it. I mean we are days away from the end and the UK now relies on the whim of shifting temporary alliances to determine how it will finish. Theresa May is finished. No matter what […]
Written By: - Date published: 8:57 am, February 26th, 2019 - 104 comments
Events in recent days have forced UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn into backing a second Brexit referendum. Labour are now aligned with the majority of British voters, but is it too little too late?
Written By: - Date published: 7:15 am, January 18th, 2019 - 103 comments
What if Brexit is not a threat to democracy as a system of government or a threat to liberal values? And what if it is an example of British democracy’s best modern exemplars to the world of institutionalised democracy and the rule of all under the law since universal franchise was first granted?
Written By: - Date published: 11:09 pm, January 15th, 2019 - 41 comments
It’s D Day for Theresa May’s Brexit plan. Will Jeremy Corbyn finally put her out of our misery?
Written By: - Date published: 8:50 am, January 10th, 2019 - 67 comments
Another day, another humiliating defeat for Theresa May. Surprisingly, the news is no better for Jeremy Corbyn.
Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, December 10th, 2018 - 41 comments
With a vote on the Brexit deal soon and with defeat a distinct possibility both Labour and the Conservatives need a Plan B and they need it inside 48 hours.
Written By: - Date published: 11:37 am, September 19th, 2018 - 33 comments
In short, I think not.
Written By: - Date published: 10:19 am, July 14th, 2017 - 13 comments
Theresa May knows that the tories are utterly stuffed over Brexit so she’s calling for ideas / trying to spread the blame. Jeremy Corbyn had the perfect reply.
Written By: - Date published: 10:43 pm, April 18th, 2017 - 142 comments
Theresa May is seeking a snap election on 8 June.
Written By: - Date published: 8:25 am, January 18th, 2017 - 97 comments
Theresa May has finally set out some guidelines on the shape of Brexit. Out of the single market, rejecting the European court, full border control.
Written By: - Date published: 11:39 am, July 17th, 2016 - 72 comments
BREXIT has brought into sharp relief the cleavages in British politics. The ordinary members of the UK Labour Party are consolidating their take back of Labour from entitlement minded Blairite Third Way careerists.
Written By: - Date published: 9:16 am, July 2nd, 2016 - 73 comments
What will happen to the UK Labour Party? The chances of a split into a pro Corbyn activist based and Union based Labour Party and a MP dominated careerist party appear to be very high.
Written By: - Date published: 1:11 pm, July 1st, 2016 - 3 comments
Rumoured to be satire …
Written By: - Date published: 7:04 am, July 1st, 2016 - 98 comments
Boris Johnson has sensationally quit the race to lead the UK Tory Party. And Jeremy Corbyn has had a worse day than usual. Where will it all end?
Written By: - Date published: 7:44 am, June 29th, 2016 - 27 comments
Details of a public forum to be run tomorrrow evening by Socialist Aotearoa to discuss Brexit, a Marxist critique of the European Union, and the very British coup against Jeremy Corbyn.
Written By: - Date published: 3:08 pm, June 27th, 2016 - 40 comments
Reposted from Boots Theory with some updates requested by the author