The Real Scandal of Jeremy Corbyn’s Exclusion

November 05, 2020

Earlier this year, an internal report from the UK’s Labour Party revealed that some of its influential members worked to sabotage former leader Jeremy Corbyn’s electoral chances in 2017, the election in which he nearly achieved an unexpected victory against Prime Minister Theresa...

The Culture of Sabotage in Left-Wing Parties

April 17, 2020

Just days after replacing Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the UK’s Labour Party, Sir Keir Starmer finds himself confronted with the task of dealing with an alarming report leaked to the media this week. The 860-page document reveals the depth of factionalism within the party and the very real impact...

What Will Be Left of Great Britain?

December 23, 2019

As the shock of the UK general election fades, many questions will take time to be answered. Not that the reelection of the Conservative Party led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson was a shock, but the size of his majority in Parliament was one that no Labour Party strategist had foreseen....

Labour’s Stance on Brexit Will Be Crucial

November 19, 2018

The Labour Party is the dealmaker when it comes to Brexit. Former Irish Prime Minister John Bruton explains. The worst possible outcome of Brexit for Ireland would be the UK crashing out of the European Union without a deal because Parliament cannot make a decision. The key to avoiding this...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Scale” of Racism in Britain

August 10, 2018

Is there a scale to measure racism in Britain? It appears there may be two. British politics being what it is (and brave is the person who dares to define it), the political stories that grab the headlines day after day tend to be both confusing and confounding. Brexit of course dominates...

The Morning After the Night Before

June 09, 2017

In Britain, the smack in the face the Tories have received confirms that the people have had enough. This is the morning after the night before. It wasn’t quite the tsunami but a huge wave has just swept over British politics. It is also possible that there will be long-term impacts because of...

Is There a Link Between Foreign Policy and Terrorism?

June 04, 2017

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was criticized for raising this issue on the campaign trail, but it's time we talked about it. What causes terrorism? The combination of the horrendous terrorist attack in Manchester and a British general election inevitably meant that this question would...