The British Radical Right’s Connection to the Past

June 26, 2018

History and legacy provide an explanation as to why the radical right has a stronger presence in some parts of the UK. Anyone listening to the news coverage of the 2018 British local elections would have heard a clear narrative around the radical right — that, at least electorally, things...

The Underlying Radicalism of Brexit

May 23, 2018

It is impossible to understand the Brexit vote and the political culture that has emerged in its wake without appreciating Britain’s lurch to the right. Earlier this year, an intriguing lens was cast on the nature of radical and far-right ideas in post-Brexit Britain. At the center was a...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: The “Soul-Baring” Nigel Farage

December 18, 2017

Dancing to the beat of Nigel Farage’s special brand of soul music. The Daily Mail offers for our meditation a moral tale in the form of an interview. It recounts the tragic plight and pitiable fate of a famous politician who had the courage and talent to lead a successful campaign that...