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Buttigieg: The Sacrificial Lamb

Pete Buttigieg cannot win the Democratic Nomination. If the United States as a whole were 90% white, as Iowa and New Hampshire are, then he would be the candidate to beat. However, as things stand, South Bend’s former mayor is on the cusp of enjoying a hefty dose of political reality; democratic voters are racially […]

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It’s pragmatic to be progressive

The common argument for Joe Biden is that out of all the Democrats running for President, he holds a unique position in his ability to deny Donald Trump four more years in the White House. Many voters might prefer alternative, potentially more progressive candidates, but finding their desire to oust Trump so great, they are […]

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Lisa Nandy: ‘a sense of hope and ambition’

Young, energetic, and with a Northern accent, Lisa Nandy is poised to be the effective messenger that Jeremy Corbyn was not. The outcome of the next election will depend on two things. First, the ability of Labour to prosecute the case that Boris Johnson has betrayed the British people, bringing disaffected Labour voters back home. […]