It would take a truly stupendous event to undermine the Brexit controversy that has engulfed the last four years, ultimately promoting Boris Johnson from mayor to Prime Minister. Covid-19 has burst like a tsunami through the public’s expectations of their politicians; crisis after crisis has led to social issues have been swept to one side […]
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Viva la Rashford Revolution
The pandemic has screwed Britons’ understanding of government. There is a dwindling consensus on the role of the state, and last week this came to a nasty head. In government discussions around free school meals, the question of who should feed children during the school holidays sparked some thorny but predictable answers. It was about time […]
The Johnson Rule: Not going well is it?
Let’s cast our minds back a year, if that’s at all possible. The country was waking up to Boris Johnson as Prime Minister; having just missed the latest Brexit deadline, Remainers were as hopeful as ever; ‘corona’ was just an exotic beer you drunk with lime; and most of all, though no one knew it, […]
As the 12th of June and the start of Euro 2020 draw ever closer, England manager, Gareth Southgate’s selection headache grows, and his striker woes persist. As in previous tournaments, England have been led by captain Harry Kane, who secured himself the Golden Boot at the FIFA World Cup in 2018, however due to a […]