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Swedish Election Cautionary Tale for Scotland

Sweden’s general election, which took place Saturday, has been won by the centre-left, which may be forced into coalition with an anti-immigration party similar to UKIP. As Scotland contemplates independence, the Swedish example, of a small, social democratic European country paralysed by a small xenophobic party, might give Yes voters pause. In Sweden, the centre-left […]

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Craven, not tokenistic: Britain’s conservative establishment takes a step towards gender equity

If Margaret Thatcher’s greatest achievement was New Labour, New Labour’s greatest accomplishment might just be Nicky Morgan and Liz Truss. Yesterday, it was announced that the General Synod of the Church of England voted to allow female bishops and that the Government was reshuffling two major ministries to prominent female politicians. The simultaneous announcements might […]