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So, this is how democracy dies?

“So this is how liberty dies…with thunderous applause.” These words, spoken by Padmé Amidala in Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, I have not been able to get out of my head since November’s US presidential election. A Biden-Harris victory was supposed to bring with it a sense of calm, of reassurance, […]

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The real Brexit coup: how parliament betrayed the people

Today and every day henceforth until 31 October, British democracy stares idly into a daunting abyss. Not the ‘No Deal’ abyss that Swinson and Soubry sing of from the green benches, but one that could shatter the integrity of British democracy for a generation. After years of dragging their heels throughout the Brexit process, condescending […]